Brentwood is an affluent neighborhood in the Westside of Los Angeles. The district is located at the base of the Santa Monica Mountains, bounded by the San Diego Freeway on the east, Wilshire Boulevard on the south, Santa Monica city limits on the southwest, the border of Topanga State Park on the west and Mulholland Drive along the ridgeline of the mountains on the north.
As a member of a group of nearby neighborhoods that are affluent, it is known as one of the “Three Bs”, along with Beverly Hills and Bel Air. Other notable and nearby neighborhoods and cities include Pacific Palisades on the west, West Los Angeles on the southeast and Westwood on the east.
Brentwood is known as one of the wealthiest areas of Los Angeles, populated by affluent professionals, political figures and celebrities. Brentwood’s northern portions largely consist of single-family homes. The southern area, south of Sunset, is made up of a mix of single-family homes and apartments. The area south of San Vicente Boulevard consists mostly of apartments.
Local community hubs like the Brentwood Village and Brentwood Country Mart offer a myriad of dining and shopping options.