near Universal City
Welcome to the San Fernando Valley—a perfect collection of cultural experiences and entertainment. Opportunities abound here, balancing big-city access with a charming small-town feel. The Ritz Apartment community stands in its own little corner of Studio City, an action-packed suburb in the San Fernando Valley.
In anticipation of your arrival, we’ve designed a quick, printable welcome brochure full of useful information. Inside you’ll discover helpful phone numbers, practical shopping recommendations, and other details regarding the Ritz Apartment community neighborhood near North Hollywood. Below, you’ll also find a few quick links to places and events in the Studio City cultural scene. From art to restaurants to recreation and more, there’s truly something for everyone.
If you need directions or a map to the Ritz, we’ve got that ready for you as well. Just click the Map & Directions tab, enter your starting address, and you’re good to go!
Your New Neighborhood
So, you’ve got a beautiful apartment home. Now what does your ideal neighborhood include? No matter what you’re looking for, chances are good you can find it in Studio City and the surrounding communities. The San Fernando Valley is a wonderful artistic community with art shows, theatres, music and dance, and regular live concerts in the park. Ventura Blvd. features an entire collection of one-of-a-kind boutiques, shops, and sidewalk cafes. Spend an afternoon painting pottery with friends, and then try out a new restaurant. Explore an artisan foods showcase, and catch a performance in the evening. If you’re up for a major shopping mall trip, the Sherman Oaks Galleria is yours to explore, and more big-name outlets are nearby too!
Outdoor adventures are plentiful throughout the region, and a variety of places offer picnic spots, play areas, and organized sports leagues. From local city parks to Fryman Canyon, you can exercise, relax, or enjoy a romantic hike. The Universal City Walk makes for a fun Saturday outing. And every Sunday near Ventura Blvd, the Farmer’s Market is a don’t-miss open-air event.
Beyond the Neighborhood
While there are an abundance of things to see and do just minutes from your front door, sometimes you’ll need to travel beyond the neighborhood around the Ritz. Luckily, the Universal City Metro Orange Line is close by the apartment community, and can take you quickly to Downtown Los Angeles, Universal City, and Warner City. It’s also easy to access the 101 and 134 freeways, making it a breeze to get wherever you need to go.