My Hollywood also includes Fairfax, Melrose, Los Feliz, and a slice of West Hollywood. And don't forget Melrose Hill.
I think Hollywood really goes from Hoover in the east all the way to La Cienega and then from Franklin to Melrose. I'll agree that the character of Hollywood stretches all the way to Beverly, but only east of Hancock Park.
I've never heard anyone say they're from East Hollywood, I question whether there's any such thing. I definitely think Los Feliz is part of Hollywood, but Los Feliz Hills is not. I used to run along Franklin and it feels like Hollywood all the way to the Shakespeare bridge, but on the other hand, once you get into anything hilly, it's not really Hollywood anymore. That eastern border is wonky in my mind; I'd have to walk there to figure it out.
If you look at West Hollywood, its borders are crazy; there's no neighborhood definition there east of La Cienega, so I include some of WeHo. Certain streets define Hollywood to me because they disappear when they enter other neighborhoods. Crescent Heights, Hollywood Blvd. (and Prospect), Franklin, maybe Fountain.
I agree that east of Western is not Hollywood. It's weird to think that west of La Brea, the north side of Fountain is Hollywood, but the south side is West Hollywood.
This map says I live in Hollywood, but my mail goes to an address in the city of West Hollywood, I vote in the city of West Hollywood, etc. If you are going to map Los Angeles, it seems to me you should start by giving actual cities their correct names.
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