Hancock Park LA Real Estate
행콕팍- Hancock Park LA Real Esates
Hancock Park is a historic and affluent urban neighborhood in Los Angeles, California, roughly bounded by Van Ness Avenue to the east, Melrose Avenue to the north, La Brea Avenue to the west, and Wilshire Boulevard to the south. Primary and secondary schoolsHancock Park is within the Los Angeles Unified School District. Third Street Elementary School, Hancock Park Elementary School and John Burroughs Middle School serve Hancock Park.
Other schools serving Hancock Park include Los Angeles High School, Fairfax High School, Bancroft Middle School, and Melrose Elementary School.Burroughs opened in 1922, while 3rd Street opened in 1924. The neighborhood is low density, with a 70.7% white, highly educated, older-aged population of 10,600+ people. Most of the residents are home owners. There are four private and two public schools in the area.
Hancock Park is a historic and affluent residential neighborhood in the central region of the City of Los Angeles, California. It is built around the grounds of a private golf club. Developed in the 1920s, the neighborhood features architecturally distinctive residences.
Hancock Park was developed in the 1920s by the Hancock family with profits earned from oil drilling in the former Rancho La Brea. The area owes its name to developer-philanthropist George Allan Hancock, who subdivided the property in the 1920s. Hancock, born and raised in a home at what is now the La Brea tar pits, inherited 4,400 acres (18 km2), which his father, Major Henry Hancock had acquired from the Rancho La Brea property owned by the family of Jose Jorge Rocha.
Hancock Park activists were also instrumental in the passage of a 1986 Congressional ban on tunneling through the neighborhood. The ban, sponsored by Congressman Henry Waxman, prevented the Red Line Subway from being routed along Wilshire Boulevard through the neighborhoo
According to the Mapping L.A. project of the Los Angeles Times, Hancock Park is flanked by Hollywood to the north, Larchmont and Windsor Square to the east, Koreatown to the southeast, Mid-Wilshire to the south and southwest and Fairfax to the west. Street boundaries are Melrose Avenue on the north, Arden Boulevard on the east, Wilshire Boulevard on the south and La Brea Avenue on the west. The neighborhood surrounds the grounds of the Wilshire Country Club.
Today, the Hancock Park Homeowners Assn. counts about 1,200 homes within the boundaries of Melrose Avenue, Wilshire Boulevard and both sides of Highland and Rossmore avenues.
The Hancock Park Homeowners Association defines Melrose Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard as two of the boundary streets of Hancock Park. The houses on both sides of Highland Avenue and Rossmore Avenue, the other boundary streets, are defined as a part of Hancock Park. The homeowners association counted 1,200 houses within Hancock Park.
Private schools include Marlborough School, a private girls' school, Yavneh Hebrew Academy, an Orthodox Jewish school Pre-School - 8, and Page Private School.
Hancock Park residents were considered highly educated, 56.2% of those aged 25 and older having earned a four-year degree. The percentage of residents with a master's degree was high for the county.
The schools operating within the Hancock Park borders are:
- Third Street Elementary School, LAUSD, 201 South June Street
- Samuel A. Fryer Yavneh Hebrew School, private elementary, 5353 West Third Street
- Marlborough School, private high, 250 South Rossmore Avenue
- John Burroughs Middle School, LAUSD, 600 South McCadden Place