Hollywood, FL  33019 Area Information

A mere baby by many South Florida city standards, Hollywood was incorporated in 1925. This product of the South Florida Boom times of the 1920's slowly developed until shortly after World War II. For a retrospective look of the life and times of Hollywood, you are encouraged to checkout the historic arts district built up around Young Circle.

Originally named for the city founder of Hollywood, Joseph Young envision Hollywood as a "Dream City in Florida." Young also planned for a wide boulevard (which is now Hollywood Blvd.) to extend from the Atlantic Ocean westward extending to the edge of the Everglades.

The Hollywood Lakes Section

Consisting of many home buying options, Hollywood Lakes offers luxury single-family homes, apartments and hotels.

Hollywood Lakes conveys supreme convenience to home buyers with its superior location in Broward County in sunny South Florida. Hollywood Lakes by car is a mere 25 minutes north of Miami, 5 minutes from Aventura, Golden Beach and 15 minutes south of Fort Lauderdale, on Florida's southeast coast. Vibrant and exciting, Hollywood is the 9th largest city in the state of Florida.

Desirable Hollywood Lakes

The variety of home buying options allows for a diverse group of demographics to coexist within the area. Many of the homes in Hollywood Lakes homes offer waterfront properties on two key areas “Northlake and Southlake”.

Located just off the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean local Hollywood Lakes homeowners are near many outstanding restaurants, ample shopping and of course the nostalgic Hollywood Beach.

This highly desirable family oriented neighborhood is noted for its charming historic houses but also for its walk-friendly environment.

Northlake and Southlake

A large planned unit development, Hollywood Lakes offers immaculate luxury lakeside living at its finest.

Constructed on twin manmade lakes named “Northlake” and “Southlake” flanking Hollywood Boulevard, these two bodies of water serve as the focal points for unmatched South Florida living.

Serving a as "No Wake" zone, Southlake is one of those unique areas that offers water skiing and jet skiing directly from your waterfront property. Plus, with such a close proximity to Hollywood Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Miami, this is one South Florida neighborhood that is a must see on any home buying trip. 

Joseph Young, renown city founder, enticed potential Hollywood Lakes home buyers with assurance of open lots, and beautiful lake views, cool breezes and natural ventilation. Outdoor living spaces provide the perfect setting for entertainment and conversation.

Act Up in Hollywood, FL

To experience the vision that is the very heart of Joseph Young's original city plan you must visit the ArtsPark at Young Circle.

Offering 10 acres of "garden of Eden" like open space, you will also enjoy broad paved promenades perfect for a casual stroll. Active Hollywood residents use this area to go for a run as well. There's even something for the kids with a children's play area with interactive fountain.

The arts are alive and well at the nearby Art and Culture Center of Hollywood. Here you can take in a spectacular dance performance, theater, art exhibits and enjoy musical performances.

All Roads Lead to the Beach!

In South Florida it seems as though all roads lead to the beach, and in Hollywood it is no exception. A prime example of this is our Hollywood Boulevard which leads everyone of the Hollywood Blvd drawbridge straight the shores of Hollywood Beach on the Atlantic Ocean.

Upon departing the historic downtown arts district, it is recommended you take a trip across the Hollywood Boulevard Bridge to Ocean Drive. On the North and South of Hollywood Boulevard you will come upon Northlake and Southlake. These two lakes are connected to the Intracoastal waterway making Hollywood a boater's haven.

Play Hard in Hollywood, Florida

For sheer entertainment value, you will be hard pressed to find any other location in South Florida to compare to Hollywood.

Outstanding championship caliber Hollywood golf courses appeal to every skill level and the views are incredible. The City of Hollywood "muni" courses are both relaxing and challenging.

Award winning beaches are a given in Hollywood and annually recognized as "Blue Wave" Beaches by the Clean Beaches Council of Washington D.C.

The Historic Hollywood Boardwalk

Our beloved Hollywood Boardwalk along the Atlantic Ocean is a can't miss attraction. Offering visitors and residents an opportunity to take a nostalgic stroll back in time, the Hollywood Boardwalk is home to a variety of unique shops and restaurants that welcome you as you walk along the oceanfront.

There is also the Ocean Walk Mall on the beach and the Beach Theatre. Here you can enjoy free music nights Monday — Wednesday.

Other Hollywood recreational opportunities include:

  • Roller skating
  • Billiards
  • Arcades
  • Gaming
  • And so much more.

Vegas by the Sea?

Speaking of gaming - possessing the name of a "trendy" California city, Hollywood, Florida is more than an up and coming city in its own right. You could even experience visions of Las Vegas here in Hollywood.

Here in Hollywood you might be surprised to find the smallest Seminole Indian reservation in the state of Florida. Offering every Vegas-like entertainment possible, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is an enormous 24/7 gambling resort.

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino features a tropical pool area, large auditorium, great restaurants, boutique shops, Vegas-style shows and of course - slot machines and poker games.

This is one wide-open, full-fledged casino. You are never at a loss for something to do in Hollywood, Florida. When the sun sets over Hollywood, Florida, this city kicks it up a notch and really comes to life!

Oceanfront Resorts of Hollywood, FL

If you're looking for the oceanfront resorts, some of our largest resorts in Hollywood can be found between Ocean Drive and the Hollywood Beach Boardwalk.  Brands to choose from include the exclusive Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa and other brands such as Ramada Hollywood Beach Resort, Hollywood Beach Marriott, and on the more economical side, more moderately priced accommodations include the Hampton Inn and Quality Inn, where these accommodations are located mere minutes from the shore.

If you are considering a condo or house hunting trip to Hollywood, a personal guided tour is available. Contact me, Scott Patterson, your south Florida real estate expert, today to schedule your personally guided tour of the city of Hollywood.

Feel free to also search available listings in Hollywood, Florida as well as research the condo communities of Ocean Palms and the Villas of Positano, as well as other Hollywood communities like Harbor Islands, Admirals Cove, Commodore Estates, Edgewater, Grand Harbor, Harbor Pointe, Harborside, Harborview, The Estates and Hollywood Lakes.