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Brentwood

Brentwood is known as one of the wealthiest areas of Los Angeles, populated by affluent professionals, political figures and celebrities.

ASICS LA MARATHON MILE: 22 & 23

After coming out of the Veterans Administration, Runners will stroll through Brentwood on San Vicente Blvd.

NEIGHBORHOOD HIGHLIGHTS

Once a part of the Rancho San Vicente and Santa Monica land grant, Brentwood area began its development within the small community of Westgate. In 1916, Brentwood was annexed by Los Angeles. During 1961, an enormous fire spread into Brentwood, 484 homes were destroyed. The fire burned 16,090 acres and caused more than $30 million worth of damage.

THE GETTY CENTER

The Getty Center opened in December of 1997, with a price tag of $1.3 billion. The center is well known for its architecture, gardens and views overlooking Los Angeles. An estimated 1.3 million people visit the center annually. The Getty Center is one of two locations of the J. Paul Getty Museum and specializes in pre-20th century European paintings, drawings, illuminated transcripts, sculptures and decorative arts. As well as 19th and 20th-century American and European photographs.

BRENTWOOD COUNTRY MART

Opened in November of 1948, the Brentwood Country Mart was intended as the West Side version of the famed Los Angeles Farmers Market. Often, the mart has become a host for special community events, particularly parties for children and teenagers that feature prominent figures and characters such as Santa Clause and Bozo the Clown. The Brentwood Country Mart is being renovated and restored by JS Rosenfield & Co, where the cozy and familiar place will remain.