A handful of main drags in the city are plagued by prostitutes walking the streets at all hours, and men cruising for them with little regard for the legality or impact on the community.
Escorts in Los Angeles are in high demand, especially from businessmen and tourists who are only going to be in Los Angeles for a while.
The advent of the automobile and freeways led to the neighborhood's slow decline, but it has seen a booming revival in recent years, led by new residential buildings, trendy hotels, bars, shops and restaurants.
Hollywood The place where the life of movies from the past to the present come out and also where movies are made and shown to the public.
Northwest LA A funkier area north of downtown and east of Hollywood that is rapidly gentrifying.
Home to Griffith Park above Hollywood, Los Feliz, Silver Lake, Mac Arthur Park, and Echo Park, along with Dodgers Stadium.
Sitting at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains is Pasadena, site of the Rose Parade and the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day.