North Hollywood a neighborhood of Los Angeles, California in the San Fernando Valley with residential blocks and the NoHo Arts District. Arts in NoHo include the El Portal Theatre as well as many new playhouses, art galleries, sound studios, and the Academy of TV Arts and Sciences. North Hollywood is one of the few subway-accessible neighborhoods in Los Angeles.
North Hollywood was established by the Lankershim Ranch Land and Water Company in 1887. It was first named Toluca before being renamed Lankershim in 1896 and finally North Hollywood in 1927.