Baldwin Hills / Baldwin Vista

Ranks as #2 on the list of 10 richest black communities.

Welcome to Baldwin Hills / Baldwin Vista

The Black Beverly Hills 

Located in South LA, in the 90008 zipcode, Baldwin Hills ranks as #2 on the list of 10 richest black communities in the U.S. The neighborhood has even been nicknamed the “Black Beverly Hills” after many notable black musicians and actors purchased property in the area. Nestled between La Cienega Boulevard and  Crenshaw Boulevard, Baldwin Hills is bordered on the west by Culver City and it on the east by Leimert Park.
Neighborhoods within Baldwin Hills include Baldwin Vista, Baldwin Hill Estates, Village Green, West Adams, and Baldwin Village. 

Parks and Recreation

Baldwin Hills is home to Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook, Kenneth Hahn State Regional Park, Norman O Houston Park, and Jim Gilliam Park & Recreation Center. 


Baldwin Hills is served by Los Angeles Unified School District. In addition to the charter school. Baldwin Hills is home to: 
  • Baldwin Hills Elementary School
  • Audubon Middle School
  • Susan Miller Dorsey High School
  • Windsor Math/Science/Aerospace Magnet 
  • Hillcrest Drive Elementary School.
  • Marlton School
  • New Designs Charter School
If you’re looking for a private school experience, there are numerous options of top-rated programs:
  • STAR Prep Academy
  • Golden Day Schools
  • St. Jerome School
  • Willows Community School
  • Testimonial Christian School
  • Westside Neighborhood School


The Black Beverly Hills does not disappoint when it comes to food. Some of the top-rated restaurants in the area include soul food staples such as Post & Beam, Chile Verde, Hotville Chicken, and The Kickin’ Crab Los Angeles. Whatever you’re craving, Baldwin Hills has a local gem nearby. 

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