Holmby Hills is an affluent neighborhood in the district of Westwood in western Los Angeles. South Mapleton Drive and North Carolwood Drive in Holmby Hills, along with Nîmes Road and St. Cloud Road in Bel Air, are the most prominent and famous residential streets in all of the Platinum Triangle. Many of the estates in Holmby Hills boast panoramic views of the entire Los Angeles Basin.
Many high-level entertainment industry executives, such as Walt Disney, Interscope Records ]founder Jimmy Iovine, television producer Aaron Spelling, movie moguls, the late music and entertainment legend Michael Jackson and Playboy founder Hugh Hefner (whose home is better known as the Playboy Mansion) currently reside or have previously resided in the area.