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Check out the LA Times Sherman Oaks neighborhood profile.
Developed in the late 1920,s Sherman Oaks was one of the first residential communities in the valley. Decades later, Sherman Oaks came into international infamy as home to Valley Girl culture epitomized in movies such as Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Valley Girl. Bordered by Mulholland Drive on the south, Burbank Blvd. on the north, the 405 freeway on the west, and Coldwater Canyon Blvd. to the east, Sherman Oaks has predominantly traditional and postwar tract houses, but starting with the damage sustained during the 1994 Northridge Earthquake, there has been a move to demolish many of the smaller homesand replace them with larger houses. Sherman Oaks’ housing ranges from affordable condos in the northern section to multi-million dollar mini-estates on the south side. With easy access to the “City” as well as business centers in the Valley, Sherman Oaks is a well-situated LA neighborhood no matter where your work takes you.