Warner Center

Warner Center


Warner Center is an important edge community that is technically part of the Woodland Hills area of the San Fernando Valley, though it stands on its own as a place of commerce and activitiy. It was built to both generate jobs in the Valley and to relieve some of the traffic issues to and from Downtown Los Angeles and acts as the lively center of jobs and entertainment for the more residential portions of Woodland Hills. It is now home to several large and important companies in the area. First designed and envisioned in the 1970’s, this relative newcomer was considered a completed projected by the mid-90’s.

Warner Center is primarily a business and shopping district and is comprised of both low-rise office buildings and skyscrapers as well as two major shopping malls, Westfield Promenade and the nearby by Westfield Topanga, which include a host of shopping options as well as restaurants and movie theaters. The three tallest buildings are all next to each other and rise above the landscape like a miniature skyline, marking this activity hub and making it visible from the 101 Freeway. Retail presence includes a large Westfield Promenade, which is a shopper’s delight and has an extensive selection of shops from boutiques to large department stores.

The district is named for Harry Warner, who is the oldest of the Warner Brothers. He had been the owner of the land since the 1940’s. Adjacent to the high rise buildings, sits Warner Center Park, the land for which was donated by Harry Warner’s family. The park boasts a beautiful Pavilion, which is the permanent home of the Valley Cultural Center’s Concerts in the Park series, a number of free outdoor concerts on Sundays in the summer, starting in June and finishing up on Labor Day each year.




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