Since the location of West LA/Westwood is very central, many people desire to living in this neighborhood.  Some of things that West LA/Westwood offer include great shopping, trendy restaurants, many movie theaters, and a playhouse that has different shows.  There are also several parks which include tennis courts, basketball courts, outdoors pools, and other fun activities.

The area is continuing to be developed for the increase in demand to live in West LA/Westwood.  There are some high rises in the Wilshire Corridor, there are also many homes built in the 1940s and 1950s that have been razed and new modern homes built instead.