Welcome to Eagle Rock
Hipster abode with a family-oriented culture
Sunny skies, eclectic local shops, and charming Spanish-style houses have earned Eagle Rock its reputation as one of LA’s hottest neighborhoods. Named for its iconic north-end rock with an eagle-like shadow, this vibrant community blends artistic roots with a hip, sophisticated ambiance. Vintage boutiques and coffee shops run along bustling commercial strips flanked by charming residential streets. Boasting a local park with sports fields, highly-rated academic institutions including the prestigious Occidental College, and easy access to three major highways, convenience, and a high-quality lifestyle await all who choose to reside in Eagle Rock. With architectural styles representing its mid-19th century roots, homebuyers will find everything from bungalows to Art Deco buildings and mission revival homes promising the ultimate in privacy and comfort.
What to Love
- Lots of local businesses
- Hip, artistic culture
- Diverse community
- Walkable main street
- Beautiful sunny weather
Rising from the glory of revitalization, Eagle Rock’s small-town intimacy with urban sophistication has made it a haven for hipster culture with a robust sense of civic pride. Art galleries, gastropubs, bars, and amazing restaurants have sprung up over the years, pulling in a crowd diverse in both ethnicity and socioeconomic standing, while sharing a mutual appreciation for creativity and free-spiritedness.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Local shopping can be found at the Eagle Rock Plaza teeming with plenty of big box stores and retail shops, great restaurants, and even an arcade. Stop at LIA for fine turtleneck tops and pick up a dazzling necklace at Daniel’s Jewelers. Shop for colorful gift items at Leanna Lin’s Wonderland and check out Mauya for cute stuffed pandas and other toys.
Gourmet burgers taste the best at The Oinkster, where customers are served everything from chili fries to veggie burgers and chicken sandwiches paired with craft beers. Colombo's Italian Steakhouse and Jazz Club is the ultimate stop for scrumptious chicken parmesan, salads and desserts served with martini or beer. Tucked in a charming bungalow, Little Beast
offers New American delights with refreshing cocktails.
Things to Do
Get in an early morning workout session at The Cycling Pigeon, a boutique spin/yoga studio offering friendly classes for mind, body, and soul fitness enthusiasts. You might want to explore the beautiful grounds of President Obama's alma mater, the well-ranked Occidental College. Take a self-guided tour to see the beautiful architecture of buildings from the Myron Hunt-designed Collins House to the Johnson Student Center which houses the students dining hall, then take a picture against the backdrop of Gilman Fountain and test your athleticism on Patterson Field. Fiji Hill commands 360-degree views of the mountains, skyline, and even a glimpse of the Pacific Ocean, no doubt making it one of “Oxy’s” most popular outdoor spots!
Support local businesses on the busiest shopping weekend of Eagle Rock—We Heart Eagle Rock Shop Small Weekend, when small retail shops, indie bookstores, and restaurants band together to create a friendly and active shopping atmosphere to encourage people to shop and dine locally. Ascend The Secret Stairs to uncover gorgeous architecture, sweeping city views, and creative murals along Los Angeles's iconic staircases.
Eagle Rock falls under the acclaimed Los Angeles Unified School District, home to some of California’s most exalted educational institutions. A few of the area’s coveted schools include: