Los Angeles Neighborhood of the Month September - Voting
- Dave MP Aug 29, 2012 03:47 PM
We're going ahead with the neighborhood of the month idea....here are the neighborhoods that we've narrowed down in the voting thread. I have included only the neighborhoods that were mentioned/favored by more than one person.
Please vote for only 1 neighborhood, using ALL CAPS. The choices are as follows:
WESTWOOD BLVD BETWEEN PICO AND UCLA (approx 2 miles)
KOREATOWN (approximately 1.5 x 1 mile, using the borders of Western Ave, Pico Blvd, Vermont Ave, 3rd St)
EAST LA/BOYLE HEIGHTS: the area enveloped by the Golden State Freeway to the west, the San Bernadino Freeway to the north, the Pomona freeway to the south, and the Long Beach freeway to the east (about 2 miles by 3 miles)
SAWTELLE CORRIDOR between Santa Monica Blvd and Pico Blvd (approx 1 mile)
Voting will go until August 31 at 10 AM PST. Here's a link to the nomination thread: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/865015
EAST LA/BOYLE HEIGHTS
That said, for the sake of keeping things simple, can we say The 5 to the west, The 10 to the north, The 60 to the south, and The 710 to the east? (Street boundaries would be even better, but since I don't know the area -- why I'm voting for it btw -- I'll allow that it might be more helpful to establish a perimeter using freeways instead of streets. I don't know why that would be the case, but will accept it and have no problem if it is.)
The freeways that you listed are the numerical names for the ones I put in the voting thread. I can adjust the post if you think that'd be clearer....but it's the same thing.
Also, I think it's great that you're voting for a neighborhood that you don't know as well. While the Sawtelle Strip has some great restaurants (including new ones), it's hardly unexplored territory for Chowhound. I was hoping the focus would be more on areas that people don't often read about. But ultimately it's up to LA hounds to decide!