Silverlake, a part of the metro Los Angeles area, is an older part of the metro area. Spanish and mediterranean residential style of architecture dominates. It is a well established gay area with night clubs, private clubs, and restaurants. It is a happening place.
Silverlake is ideally located just north of Downtown LA, about 8 miles from Hollywood and West Hollywood. Freeway close to all major attractions, many people prefer to live in Silverlake to take advantage of its special energy and friendliness.