The trend for ‘co-living’ has experienced a surge in popularity in the last few years – with a number of co-living spaces popping up across Los Angeles.
In a city renowned for a level of sociability verging on the hedonistic, it’s perhaps little surprise that many who choose to live in Los Angeles like the idea of doing so in a communal setting. There are now numerous co-living spaces to be found in LA, including several that combine practical amenities with a dash of style. Here are 5 of the best.
Located in the heart of Los Angeles, Treehouse Hollywood has gained great acclaim for its ‘front porch’ concept, utilising the lifestyle that exists between public and private. Residents have the opportunity to experience their own private sanctity of home within their rooms, coupled with a thriving community right outside their door that encourages the kind of serendipitous interactions that can spark friendships and change lives. The venue is home to a two-story library, lounge, garden rooftop, speakeasy bar, art studio/laundry room combined, gym, cafe with coffee & tea free to residents, chef-grade kitchen/dining hall, and a Treehouse in Treehouse (designed by street artist Retna). A variety of fully furnished flats and studios are available, and each resident has their own bedroom and bathroom that is completely sound proof and has a personal thermostat in each bedroom.
Blending high-end amenities and the ambiance of a boutique hotel with a real community feel, Ambitious CoLiving caters to creative professionals in LA. Six centrally located venues, are all close to the city’s major talent agencies, making it easy to get to castings. Indeed, whether you’re a model, musician, actress, cinematographer, writer, director, or starting from zero, there are flexible short and long-term options tailor made for your needs. Month-to-month furnished apartments start at $850 per month, with daily, weekly or monthly deals available. Units are equipped with private and shared rooms, living rooms, kitchen, bathrooms, and common areas. All applicants are screened to ensure compatibility with your future roommates. Other services and facilities include weekly cleaning, super-fast Wi-Fi, a coworking studio space, a production studio and regular weekly events.
Venues across Los Angeles
With several venues throughout Los Angeles, SOTA’s Koreatown outpost offers month to month leases at affordable prices, granting you access to a vibrant and inclusive community where you can work, chill and thrive among like-minded people. Shared, fully furnished rooms come with capsule beds, bathrooms and kitchens, with rates starting at $699 per month. Your rental package will give you access to a variety of services and amenities including Wi-Fi, TVs, daily cleaning, and a co-working area, and all utilities are included in the price. There’s easy access to public transport too, with subway and bus stations all within a quick walk away.
2815 West 7th Street, Koreatown, Los Angeles
Self-styled as a collaborative living solution designed for ambitious people, Eddy combines affordability and flexibility with a vibrant community atmosphere. Units are fully furnished and designed with a creative flair, with hotel quality bedding and sustainable bath products adding to the boutique look and feel. Rental prices start at $699 per month for flexible month-to-month or six month leases, inclusive of Wi-Fi and utilities, linen, laundry, and cleaning. The venue also has a co-working space, a well-stocked communal SmartFridge, and a fully equipped gym complete with Peloton bike, cardio, and weight machines. A weekly programme of events include fitness classes, professional development speakers and off-site cultural excursions.
803 North Harvard Boulevard, Los Angeles
Live the Co
Situated in the movie-making mecca of Culver City, about 10 miles west of downtown LA, this co-living venue features fully furnished, shared bedroom spaces that offer a considered mix of community and privacy. With rates starting at $830 a month, the venue also provides a wide range of amenities including a gym, bicycle racks, a co-working space, free Wi-Fi, printing, coffee, and a lounge area with a TV and games. There are also regular planned events, including yoga and meditation classes, and group outings that encourage residents to explore the city. In the units themselves, guests can make use of bathroom and kitchen products and appliances and all utilities bills are included in the price.
4231 McLaughlin Avenue, Los Angeles