Rentals in Melrose Hill





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Centrally located in the core of Los Angeles, Melrose Hill is a small and quaint neighborhood that hits the sweet spot of residential living, known for its diverse population, historic architecture, and proximity to various cultural attractions and amenities.

Discover your dream home in Melrose Hill

At the heart of the entertainment industry, Los Angeles is a bustling metropolis that sometimes feels like a film set. But you don’t have to live in the center of the action; for an affordable and quiet oasis near downtown LA, look no further than our Melrose Hill apartments. Common takes care of all the essentials to ensure a hassle-free move to your new neighborhood.

What is coliving in Melrose Hill?

Melrose Hill is a small, walkable corner of central LA full of historic homes and the iconic Melrose Ave. Our Melrose Hill coliving suites—complete with private bedrooms and shared common areas—make it easy to build community in a big city, and this hidden gem is the perfect home base for students and young professionals.

Coliving homes available in Melrose Hill

Our Melrose Hill studio apartments and 3- to 5-bedroom suites are located at Common Oxford, a newly renovated building featuring amazing amenities and beautiful shared spaces. Take in the views from the furnished rooftop deck, set up a suitemate movie night in front of the projector screen, work from home in the bright community lounge, and enjoy suitemate dinners in the spacious kitchen. Other convenient perks include on-site laundry, bike storage, and a package concierge.

Frequently asked questions

What is Melrose Hill known for?

Tucked between Hollywood, Thai Town, and Silver Lake, Melrose Hill is a centrally located area that has maintained a residential feel. Part of its charm comes from its status as a historic district, featuring many Craftsman and Colonial Revival bungalows from the early 1900s. The famed architecture meets modern style on the iconic Melrose Avenue, one of LA’s most well-known streets. This 6-mile thoroughfare is a shopping and dining hub, great for everyday errands or an afternoon stroll.

What is the public transportation in Melrose Hill?

Thanks to its small footprint, Melrose Hill is very easy to navigate without a car. For access to downtown LA and other neighborhoods, there are a range of bus routes. The Metro B Line is also a short walk away, providing service to the city center and up to NoHo. If you do have a car, enjoy convenient on-site parking at Common Oxford.

What are some fun things to do in Melrose Hill?

Explore the neighborhood on foot to discover the architecture that has given Melrose Hill a Historic Preservation designation. The bungalows are mostly family homes that create a quaint atmosphere within the city. For after-work drinks or a bite with suitemates, there’s no shortage of bars and restaurants to try. Find your new Thai go-to, sample a trendy cocktail bar, or satisfy your sweet tooth at a local bakery. Strolling along Melrose Ave, you’re sure to stumble across a new coffee shop or upscale eatery. Shop small at one of many vintage shops, unique boutiques, and art galleries. On sunny days, head to the Lemon Grove Recreation Center, featuring basketball courts, picnic areas, and plenty of green space. You can even get your grill on at the barbecue pits.

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Learn more about coliving iIn Melrose Hill

Moving to a new city can be stressful, but with Common’s help, it doesn’t have to be. Our Melrose Hill room rentals offer community living and all-inclusive amenities, making the process a breeze. Read more about central LA coliving on our blog.