Faircrest Heights, Los Angeles

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Faircrest Heights
Faircrest Heights is located in Western Los Angeles
Faircrest Heights
Faircrest Heights
Location within Los Angeles
Coordinates: 34°02′46″N 118°22′16″W / 34.046°N 118.371°W / 34.046; -118.371Coordinates: 34°02′46″N 118°22′16″W / 34.046°N 118.371°W / 34.046; -118.371
Country United States of America
State California
County Los Angeles
Time zonePacific
Zip Code
90035
Area code(s)323


Faircrest Heights is a neighborhood in Central Los Angeles, California.

In December 2004, Los Angeles magazine named Faircrest Heights one of the "10 Best Districts You've Never Heard Of".[1]

Geography[edit]

Google Maps[edit]

Faircrest Heights is bounded by Alvira Street on the west, Fairfax Avenue on the east, Pico Boulevard on the north and Sawyer Avenue on the south. [2]

P.I.C.O. Neighborhood Council[edit]

The P.I.C.O. Neighborhood Council map does not indicate a neighborhood called Faircrest Heights. Instead, they break the area into two different residential districts: “Neighbors United” and “C.H.A.P.S.” [3][4] Per the council bylaws, the two combined residential districts are bounded by La Cienega Boulevard on the west; Fairfax Avenue on the east; Pico Boulevard on the north; and David Avenue and Venice Boulevard on the south.[5]

Adjacent neighborhoods[edit]

Crestview and La Cienega Heights are located to the west; Reynier Village is located to the southwest; Carthay Square, Little Ethiopia, and South Carthay neighborhoods are to the north; and Picfair Village is located to the east. The Culver City Arts District is located to the south.

Demographics[edit]

Based on the 2010 Census, within the five census block groups that compose Faircrest Heights, racial representation is mixed with approximately 38% White, 37% African American, 8% Asian, and 18% other.[6] The housing stock was primarily built in the late 1920s to early 1940s[7], and consists of primarily Spanish Colonial Revival, English Revival, and Minimal Traditional style single family residences, with some small apartment buildings (mostly in the areas north of Pickford Street).[third-party source needed]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Los Angeles Magazine. Emmis Communications. p. 84. ISSN 1522-9149. Retrieved 2014-12-10.
  2. ^ Google (7 September 2017). "The Faircrest Heights Neighborhood as indicated on Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 7 September 2017.
  3. ^ "P.I.C.O. Neighborhood Council - Neighbors United". Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  4. ^ "P.I.C.O. Neighborhood Council - C.H.A.P.S." Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  5. ^ "P.I.C.O. Neighborhood Council Bylaws". Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  6. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Map". Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  7. ^ "LA County Property Assessment Information System". Retrieved 28 June 2018.