to movie stars and the affluent, beautiful Pacific Palisades is
located between the cities of Santa Monica and Malibu. Covering
23,431 acres with a population of approximately 25,000, this charming
small town was founded in 1922 as a residential community (Pacific
Palisades is a town of the City of Los Angeles, but residents, through
city groups, exercise much local control and fiercely protect their
"village" atmosphere). It is nestled between the lush,
green Santa Monica Mountains and the sandy beaches of the Pacific
Ocean. The "palisades" (high bluffs) run for three miles
along the ocean affording area homes with breathtaking views of
Santa Monica Bay.
Neighborhoods and enclaves contained in Pacific Palisades are the
Palisades Riviera, the Huntington Palisades, the Alphabet Streets,
the Bluffs, Marquez Knoll and the Palisades Highlands.
attractions include the Paul Getty Museum, Will Rogers Park, Temescal
Canyon Park, Riviera Country Club, the Self-Realization Fellowship
Lake Shrine and the Pacific Athletic Club. Pacific Palisades has
outstanding public and private schools and is in close proximity
to UCLA, Pepperdine, and Loyola-Marymount.