TMZ minivans and celebrity home tour buses are seen winding through the Hollywood Hills trying to get a glimpse of TV icons in their natural habitat. Hollywood Hills houses for sale are in beautiful community with breathtaking views of LA. Stairways to cliffside homes ascend from side streets. Most of these homes belong to celebrities and the affluent. Some notable residents are Ben Affleck, Christina Aguilera, Halle Berry, Kevin Costner, Salma Hayek, Billy Idol, Tobey Maguire, Quentin Tarantino, and Justin Timberlake.
The area includes Lake Hollywood Reservoir, the Hollywood Bowl, and Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Take a tour of a California modernist dream home, the Stahl House, a floor-to-ceiling glass construction with extraordinary views of the city, and the Griffith Observatory, an Art Deco architectural marvel with a high-power telescope perched high in the Hollywood Hills. When ready to party, order a drink and pick a table at Yamashiro that takes advantage of one of the best views of Los Angeles. There are a few hidden gems and public places in these otherwise private canyons.