I see you posted this question last year. As of this post, I am curious if you have made the move into Whitley Heights. I am an agent an live in Hollywood Heights across from Whitley. For all these years, there has been Hollywood Bowl traffic, freeway traffic, Hollywood Blvd. closures, etc. I know you can ask 5 different neighbors and get 5 different answers. In my opinion, living in a historically significant neighborhood (Whitely Heights is an HPOZ) and having the closeness of the freeway, entertainment, walking to retail & restaurants, plus having the neighborhood development actually better the area, is a good thing. Indeed, traffic down Highland can be a chore, but after all these years I've seen a decrease in crime, my home value maintain, not a lot of turnover, a strong and supportive neighborhood association, and two or three ways around any Bowl traffic. We could wax both sides of this, but I non of the above has caused me to consider moving from the area. The pros outway the cons.
Stay connected with me for more discussion as I am involved with the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and sit in on the Economic Development Committee, which discusses first hand the Hollywood redevelopment.
Keller Williams Realty Hollywood Hills