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A Snapshot of Small Business in Central Hollywood East

The results of the HCS Small Business Survey in Central Hollywood East are in! This section of Central Hollywood is a sort of reverse-“L”-shaped area along the 101 Freeway between Hollywood Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard, and includes the bustling intersection at Santa Monica and Western. Only a small section of Hollywood Boulevard, to the … Continue reading

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We asked, and you told us: the results of the HCS Central Hollywood East neighborhood survey are in!

When people hear the word “Hollywood,” few would picture a neighborhood–much less a neighborhood where a fairly established and incredibly diverse array of people actually live. To most of the world, Hollywood is the movies, it’s the hills, it’s the boulevard dotted with stars. But we know that Hollywood is also a complex and fascinating … Continue reading

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It’s December, and you know what that means: time for a year-end update!

Dear friends, December is a natural time of reflection and planning. For us here at the Hollywood Community Studio, this December not only marks the end of 2011, but the end of our original 3-year project in Hollywood. More than anything, we’re grateful for the enthusiastic support we’ve received from individuals and organizations in the … Continue reading

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2011 Survey Update: Getting there!

It’s two-thirds of the way through July, and we’re two-thirds of the way towards reaching our resident survey goal: right on track!  Our team of 11 dedicated and friendly summer interns are pounding the pavement most evenings,  gathering important data about resident perceptions of the “Central Hollywood East” study area and learning a lot about … Continue reading