Sawtelle Japantown dates to the 1910s, before that part of town was annexed by the city of Los Angeles.
Sawtelle Japantown runs along Sawtelle Boulevard, between Santa Monica and Olympic Boulevards.
In the city of West Los Angeles. North of Los Angeles International Airport, close to UCLA.
Sawtelle Blvd is the main street for Sawtelle Japantown. All the shops and restaurants are located on this street.
Sawtelle Japantown was official in 2015.