Welcome to Windsor Hills-View Park
A rich, urban community with incredible views of LA from its hillside perch.
Windsor Hills-View Park is an exclusive, predominantly African American community and one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Homes in this cozy, residential enclave are known for having rich history and character. Most houses are single-family residences with Tudor, Ranch-style, Craftsman, Colonial, and Spanish architecture reigning supreme.
Presiding over the city thanks to its presence within the hillsides of Los Angeles, the Windsor Hills-View Park is the focal point of the surrounding neighborhoods. Together, these neighborhoods are referred to as Park Hills Heights, individually known as Ladera Heights, Baldwin Hills, Jefferson Park, View Park, and Leimert Park. Its location along the hilly vista gives locals breathtaking views over the city and many members of the rich and famous flock to the area. Park Hills Heights runs from Western Avenue to La Cienega Boulevard.
Families and professionals seeking peace and quiet retreat to this secluded oasis tucked away within the hills and characterized by tall palm trees. There isn’t a significant amount of commercialization, but it’s perfect for those seeking a friendly, safe suburban area to raise their family. It’s also only a short drive to Marina del Rey and Culver City. The closest major shopping center in Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza
, anchored by stores like TJ Maxx and Macy’s.
Slauson Avenue is the main road running through the area, and there you’ll find some staples like Simply Wholesome,
a countertop eatery specializing in healthy, clean eating like delicious vegetarian soul food. They also function as a grocery store. Puerto Nuevo Coffee
is a charming coffeehouse and restaurant serving a range of Mexican and American dishes. For BBQ, Woody’s Bar-B-Que
is the best place around. It’s a little bare-bones, but they make up for it with an abundance of flavor in this classic Southern-style joint.
There are a few historic landmarks in Windsor Hills-View Park, including Ray Charles’s residence on Southridge Avenue, constructed in 1965. The first site to be landmarked in Los Angeles was the Doumakes Home
, which is also nearby.