Category Archives: Los Angeles Map

Quiz: Which Los Angeles neighborhood should you live in? This quiz will divine the perfect LA neighborhood for your personality

Los Angeles is a city of eclectic neighborhoods—your LA experience and your day-to-day life will be completely different in Venice than in Koreatown, or in Highland Park or Calabasas. So are you living in the right place? Which one is the right neighborhood for you? Our quiz will do all the hard work of figuring that out for you, peering into your soul and finding the place that’ll fit your needs. Have fun! Continu reading

A retro map of LA is reimagined with film titles. Sur Cette CArte De Los Angeles, Les Noms Des Rues Sont Remplaces Par Les Films Tourne Sur Ses Rues

Looking for the perfect gift for the cartography/cinema nerd in your life? Aren’t we all?

Well, you’re in luck, because Los Angeles Magazine has turned us onto just the thing for map and movie geeks everywhere. Liverpool-based design studio Dorothy has created a vintage-style map of Los Angeles, replacing the streets and sights of the city with film titles and movie references.

The Dorothy map takes quite a few liberties with LA geography, so it’s not exactly the Thomas Guide. On this map, LAX looks to be several miles in length, the Titanic sank in the Silver Lake Reservoir (pre-draining presumably), and Griffith Park is located in the neighborhood of Zombieland. Continu reading