History of Robertson Boulevard Shopping District in Los Angeles, California
Robertson Boulevard is a street in Los Angeles that also passes through the incorporated cities of West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and Culver City.
Robertson Boulevard is a major north-south thoroughfare on the Westside of Los Angeles. Its northern end is slightly to the north of Santa Monica Boulevard and its southern end is at Washington Boulevard. Robertson Boulevard is accessible via exit #6 on the Santa Monica Freeway or Interstate 10.
The northern part of the street in West Hollywood and Beverly Hills is a trendy tree-lined shopping district. In West Hollywood, the neighborhood surrounding Robertson Boulevard consists mostly of high-density apartment buildings and condominiums. The residential area surrounding the Robertson Boulevard shopping district in Beverly Hills is more family-oriented and is made up mostly of single-family residences.
Robertson Boulevard has recently become a haven for celebrities and paparazzi. This is partially due to a large influx of unique boutiques and designer clothing & jewelry stores such as Curve, Lisa Kline Men, Kitson Boutique, Beach Bunny Swimwear, and Les Habitude(right next door to The Ivy) which is a mecca for many celebrity shoppers. In addition, several popular celebrity-infused eateries are located on Robertson Boulevard, such as The Ivy and Newsroom Cafe. The Kabbalah Centre is also located on the street.
South of West Hollywood and Beverly Hills, the Los Angeles district of Beverlywood is an upper-middle class neighborhood with a historical and substantial Jewish population. Alexander Hamilton High School, a highly diverse high school, is on Robertson Boulevard.
The southern terminus of Robertson Boulevard is at the northern edge of Culver City.
The Robertson Branch of Los Angeles Public Library is located at 1719 S. Robertson near the intersection of Airdrome.
Metro Local line 220 and Santa Monica Transit line 12 run along Robertson Boulevard. The Metro Expo Line is proposed to operate a rail station at Venice Boulevard.
— Text Courtesy of Wikipedia, although modified in places where business have changed.