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Bel Air Neighborhood of LA City

Information about the Bel-Air Community in the Westside region of Los Angeles County. Bel-Air is an affluent neighborhood situated across Sunset Boulevard from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). All of its residences are single family homes, there are no apartments, condominiums, or other multiple-family homes.
Bel Air Neighborhood of Los Angeles

East Gate of the Afflfuent Bel Air Community| CC 3.0




Facts About Bel-Air
STATUS: Neighborhood of the City of Los Angeles
POPULATION: Greater than 7,600
SIZE: About 6.4 square miles
POPULATION DENSITY: More than 1,200 people per square mile
CITY: Los Angeles City
CITY DISTRICT: City Council District 5
REGION: Westside Region
LOCATION: Western Los Angeles County

History of Bel Air
The Bel Air community was founded in 1923 by Alphonzo Bell, after oil was discovered on his Santa Fe Springs farm property. He purchased a ranch in the area of Los Angeles that is Bel Air today and sub-divided it into large residential lots, and he gave the streets Italian names. Bell also built the Bel-Air Beach Club and the Bel-Air Country Club, and his wife founded the Bel-Air Garden Club.

Boundries of Bel Air
NORTH BOUNDARY: Mulholland Drive
SOUTH BOUNDARY: Sunset Boulevard
EAST BOUNDARY: Beverly Glen Boulevard
WEST BOUNDARY: 405 Freeway

Attractions in Bel Air
- Bel Air Country Club
- Getty View Trail (3/4 mile trail in Getty View Park)
- Hannah Center Japanese Garden
- Moraga Estate Winery
- Stone Canyon Reservoir

Events in Bel Air
- Bel Air Film Festival

Lodging in Bel Air
- Hotel Bel-Air by Dorchester

Dining in Bel Air
- Wolfgang Puck at the Hotel Bel Air
- Grill Room (private Bel Air Country Club)
- Bel Air room (private Bel Air Country Club)

Neighborhood of Bel Air
- Bel Air Crest Gated Community (video)
- East Gate Neighborhood of Bel Air

Academic Institutions in Bel Air
- American Jewish University
- Archer School for Girls | 6-12 | Private |
- Berkeley Hall | K-8 | Private |
- Brentwood School | K-12 | Private |
- Community Magnet Charter Elementary | K-5 | Public |
- Curtis School | K-6 | Private |
- Harvard-Westlake | 7-9 | Private |
- John Thomas Dye School | K-6 | Private |
- Marymount High School | 9-12 | Private |
- Milken Community High School | 7-12 | Private |
- Mirman | 1-9 | Private |
- Roscomare Road Elementary | K-5 | Public |
- Stephen S. Wise Temple Elementary School | K-6 | Private |
- Warner Avenue Elementary | K-5 | Public |
- Westland School | K-6 | Private |

Places of Worship in Bel Air
- Bel Air Presbyterian Church
- Stephen Wise Jewish Temple

More Bel Air Resources
- Bel Air Association
- Bel Air-Beverly Crest Neighborhood Council
- Bel Air Glen Homeowners Association
- Bel Air Historical Society
- Bel Air Homeowenrs Alliance
- Wikipedia "Bel Air" Article
- LA Times "Bel-Air Neighborhood" Profile

Communities Adjacent to Bel Air Bel-Air
- Beverly Crest Neighborhood of LA City | Westside |
- Brentwood Neighborhood of LA City | Westside |
- Encino Neiughborhood of LA City | San Gabriel Valley |
- Sherman Oaks Neighborhood of LA City | San Gabriel Valley |
- Westwood Neighborhood of LA City | Westside |


Westside Region of LA County

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