Pacific Palisades

Pacific Palisades is an affluent residential community within Los Angeles County and the City of Los Angeles. Topanga State Park, Malibu and Topanga are located to the west and Santa Monica to the southeast. The Santa Monica Mountains are to the north. Rustic Canyon Park, Temescal Canyon Park, and Will Rogers State Historic Park and Polo Club are nearby. Pacific Palisades is known as the area "where the mountains meet the sea".

Neighborhoods in Pacific Palisades include: (1) The Village, (2) The Alphabet Streets, (3) The EI Medio Mesa, (4) Marquez Knolls, (5) The Via Bluffs and Huntington Palisades, (6) The EI Medio Bluffs, (7) Castellammare, (8) Rustic Canyon, (9) The Riviera, (10) Palisades Highlands, and (11) Santa Monica Canyon.


Palisades Recreation Center

The Palisades Recreation Center, located in Pacific Palisades, features two gyms, picnic tables; barbeques, basketball courts, a baseball diamond, a lighted football field, lighted tennis courts, lighted volleyball courts, and a children's play area. The facility is maintained and operated by the Los Angeles Department 'of Recreation and Parks.


Pacific Palisades Historical Society

The Pacific Palisades Historical Society was established in 1972 and is actively involved in collecting, documenting, and preserving historical photographs, documents, and other valuable memorabilia relating to Pacific Palisades, the Palisades Highlands, and the surrounding area.


Bradbury House

The Bradbury House, built in 1923, is a historic Spanish Revival house in Pacific Palisades, Southern California. The house is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The house was built for Lewis Bradbury, who commissioned construction of the famous Bradbury Building in Downtown Los Angeles. The Bradbury Building is an architectural landmark built in 1883.


Eames House

The Eames House is a historic home built in Pacific Palisades in 1949 on 1.4 acres of land. The unique home features Modern Architecture. The home is available to the public by reservation. It has been listed in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places and has been designated a U.S. National Landmark and a Los Angeles Historic - Cultural Monument.


The Strand
Marvin Braude Bike Trail

The Strand, renamed the Marvin Braude Bike Trail, is a paved bicycle path that runs along the Pacific Ocean shoreline in Los Angeles County. It starts at Will Rogers State Beach in the Los Angeles Community of Pacific Palisades and ends at Torrance County Beach in Torrance at the base of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Hills. The 22 mile bike path runs through Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, Ocean Park, Venice, Playa del Rey, Marina del Rey, EI Segundo, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, and Torrance. The midpoint is in Playa del Rey. The Strand is the most popular bike path in Southern California.


Riviera Country Club

Pacific Palisades is home to the Riviera Country Club which has an 18 hole championship golf course designed by George C. Thomas, Jr. The private club offers golf, tennis, 27 guest suites, lUxury dining, and more. The club opened in 1926 and was originally known as the Los Angeles Athletic Club.


Theatre Palisades
Pacific Palisades

Theatre Palisades is a small, 125 seat community theater in Pacific Palisades established in 1963, Generally, the theater produces 5 major productions each year with 18 performances per production, In addition, the theater produces 2 shows each year for children, chamber music concerts; and special programs.


Las Casas Grenola - Pacific Palisades

Las Gasas Grenola is a local overlook in Pacific Palisades where the undeveloped Las Pulgas Canyon can be viewed. The overlook is located where North Las Casas becomes North Grenola Street. The views of the coastal canyons and Pacific Ocean are quite spectacular.


Will Rogers State Beach

Will Rogers State Beach should not be confused with the nearby Will Rogers State Historic Park located north of Sunset Boulevard on 186 acres of land. Will Rogers State Beach is a beach park on Santa Monica Bay and the Pacific Ocean located at Pacific Coast Highway in Pacific Palisades. The beach extends 1.75 miles along the coast and includes the beginning of a bike path that extends 19.1 miles along the shore through Santa Monica, Marina del Rey, and Venice to Torrance. The beach is named after Will Rogers.


Will Rogers State Beach Bicycle Path

The Will Rogers State Beach Bicycle Path is a 1.4 mile bike path that runs from Temescal Canyon Road in Pacific Palisades southeast to Santa Monica. It is the northern end of The Strand, also known as the Marvin Braude Bike Trail.


Rivas Canyon Park

Rivas.Canyon Park is located in the Pacific Palisades area of the Santa Monica Mountains between Will Rogers State Park and Temescal Gateway Park. The park, which is in the City of Los Angeles, is absolutely beautiful, and offers incredible views.


Rustic Canyon

Rustic Canyon is an affluent neighborhood and canyon in eastern Pacific Palisades located along Rustic Creek in the Santa Monica Mountains. The area is heavily wooded and adjacent to Will Rogers State Historic Park. Topanga State Park is nearby. Rustic Canyon is located in the former Rancho Boca de Santa Monica Mexican land grant area.


J. Paul Getty Museum
Getty Center - Getty Villa

The J. Paul Getty Museum, also known as The Getty, consists of the Getty Center in the Brentwood community of Los Angeles and the Getty Villa in the Pacific Palisades community of Los Angeles. The J. Paul Getty Museum, established in 1954, is an art museum. The primary campus in Brentwood features Western art from the Middle Ages to the present, while the Getty Villa features art from ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria.


Bel-Air Bay Club

The Bel-Air Bay Club was built by Alphozo Bell in 1927-1928 on two sites totaling 31 acres of prime property in Pacific Palisades. The club is also known as "the paddle tennis club" having been the home club of several national champion players. The Bel-Air Bay Club consists of two facilities separated by Pacific Coast Highway. It includes more than a quarter mile of beautiful beachfront offering absolutely incredible views of Santa Monica Bay, Catalina Island, and much of the coastline. The club has guest rooms available and first class facilities for corporate meetings arid large social events for 75 to as many as 600 people. The club is located between Malibu and Santa Monica.


Malibu Pacific Palisades Chamber of Commerce

The Malibu Pacific Palisades Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to helping local communities grow through various business programs and education that creates a strong local economy. Some of the events sponsored by the chamber include business mixers, the Malibu Arts Festival, the Veterans Day Celebration, and regular networking events. The chamber also publishes an excellent and useful business directory of its members. Members of the chamber are businesses based primarily in Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, Brentwood, and West Los Angeles.


West Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce

The West Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, established in 1945, serves its member businesses in West Los Angeles and the surrounding communities, including Santa Monica, Marina del Rey, Venice, Pacific Palisades, Beverly Hills, and Culver City.


Murphy Ranch

The Murphy Ranch is of historical interest. It is located in the Rustic Canyon area of Pacific Palisades which is within the City of Los Angeles. The ranch was actually a 55 acre compound built by Nazi sympathizers who used the fictitious name Jessie M. Murphy for the purpose of acquiring title to the property in 1933. The compound had several buildings, a bomb shelter, water storage tanks, a power generator, gardens, storage facilities, and security fences. After the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 and the declaration of war by Nazi Germany on the United States, local police occupied the compound and detained more than 50 Nazi sympathizers who expected Germany to defeat the United States. While some of the buildings have been destroyed by fire, much of the compound remains. The property is currently owned by the City of Los Angeles and is accessible by means of a two mile long trail from the intersection of Capri Drive and Castle Road in Pacific Palisades.


The Federation of Hillside and Canyon Associations

The Federation of Hillside and Canyon Associations is a non-profit organization founded in 1952. Its purpose is to protect the property and quality of life of the residents of the Santa Monica Mountains and other hillside areas of  Los Angeles County and to promote policies and programs that will best preserve the natural topography and wildlife of the mountains and hillsides for the benefit of all the people of Los Angeles County.