Playa Vista is a neighborhood located in the Westside of the City of Los Angeles, north of LAX. Playa Vista is adjoined on the northwest by Del Rey, on the north and east by Culver City, on the southeast by Westchesterand on the west by Marina Del Rey. Prior to the development of Playa Vista, the area was the headquarters of Hughes Aircraft Company from 1941 to 1985, and was the site of the construction of the Hughes H-4 Hercules "Spruce Goose" aircraft. The area began development in 2002 as a planned community with residential, commercial, and retail components. The community has become a choice address for businesses in technology, media and entertainment and, along with Santa Monica and Venice, has become known as Silicon Beach.
Why Playa Vista?
Playa Vista was one of "six communities in the nation selected by President Bill Clinton in 1998 as a National Pilot Project of the Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing (PATH)." As such it is, "one of the most technologically advanced communities ever planned" and is "fully connected via telecommunications and broadband capabilities."
Playa Vista's parks and landscaped areas are serviced with 100% recycled water.