Faircrest Heights is a lovely residential neighborhood named after the bordering Fairfax Avenue and situated in a corner of the Crestview neighborhood. The homes in these communities were mostly built in the 1930’s and 40’s lending a quintessential pre-war American charm to the quiet atmosphere in the middle of a bustling city. Faircrest Heights has been named by Los Angeles magazine as one of the “10 Best Districts You’ve Never Heard Of.”
The boundaries of Faircrest Heights are Pico Boulevard on the north, Fairfax Avenue on the east, Washington Boulevard on the south, andLa Cienega Boulevard on the west. Faircrest Heights is the eastern part of the Crestview neighborhood which is part of the P.I.C.O. Neighborhood Council and where the KROQ-FM Radio Station, the Pepper Claude Senior Center, LAWPD Receiving Station # D, Electric Charging Station, Crescent Heights Boulevard Elementary School and the magnet school, Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies are located.
Neighbors United is a Faircrest Heights neighborhood organization, founded in 1981. Their mission is to preserve and strengthen the quality of the Faircrest Heights district in the Crestview neighborhood by promoting safety, organizing community events, encouraging beautification, and by promoting and facilitating citizen communication, participation, and involvement in local governance.