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Encyclopedia > Culver City, California
City of Culver City
Official seal of City of Culver City
Seal
Motto: The Heart of Screenland
Location of Culver City in Los Angeles County, California
Location of Culver City in Los Angeles County, California
Coordinates: 34°0′28″N 118°24′3″W / 34.00778, -118.40083
Country United States of America
State California
County Los Angeles
Incorporated (city) 1917-09-07 [2]
Government
 - City Manager Jerry Fulwood [1]
Area
 - City  5.13 sq mi (13.29 km²)
 - Land  5.11 sq mi (13.25 km²)
 - Water  0.02 sq mi (0.04 km²)
Population (2000)[3]
 - City 38,816
 - Density 7,589.8/sq mi (2,932.9/km²)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
Zip Code 90230, 90231, 90232, 90233 [4]
Area code(s) 310, 424 [5]
Website: http://www.ci.culver-city.ca.us/

Culver City is a city in western Los Angeles County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a population of 38,816. The community is mostly surrounded by the city of Los Angeles but also has a border with unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. The current mayor is Alan Corlin. Image File history File links Culvercity_seal. ... For other uses, see Motto (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links LA_County_Incorporated_Areas_Culver_City_highlighted. ... Los Angeles County is a county in California and is the most populous county in the United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... The U.S. state of California is divided into 58 counties. ... Los Angeles County is a county in California and is the most populous county in the United States. ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The council-manager government is one of 2 main variations of representative municipal government (for contrast, also see Mayor-Council government). ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... PST is UTC-8, highlighted in red. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Los Angeles County is a county in California and is the most populous county in the United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Since the 1920s, Culver City has been a significant center for motion picture and later television production, in part because it was the home of MGM Studios. It also was the headquarters for the Hughes Aircraft Company from 1932 to 1985. National Public Radio West and Sony Pictures Entertainment now have headquarters in the city. The 1920s is a decade that is sometimes referred to as the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties, usually applied to America. ... For alternate meanings of MGM, see MGM (disambiguation). ... Hughes developed the AIM-120 AMRAAM, one of the worlds most advanced air-to-air missiles Hughes Aircraft Company was a major defence/aerospace company founded by Howard Hughes. ... “NPR” redirects here. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


The two primary ZIP codes for Culver City are 90230 and 90232. Because ZIP codes do not necessarily follow city boundaries, a portion of Culver City is in the 90066 ZIP code, which also belongs to Los Angeles. A ZIP Code is the postal code used by the United States Postal Service, which always writes it with capital letters. ... A ZIP Code is the postal code used by the United States Postal Service, which always writes it with capital letters. ... Mr. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ...

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History

The site of Culver City, 1913

Culver City was founded by Harry Culver in 1913, and the city was incorporated on September 20, 1917. The first film studio in Culver City was built by Thomas Ince in 1918. In the 1920s, silent film comedy producer Hal Roach and Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) built studios there. During Prohibition, speakeasies and nightclubs such as the Cotton Club lined Washington Boulevard. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 300 pixels Full resolution (1067 × 400 pixel, file size: 83 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Site of Culver City, California, 1913 (the year it was created). ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 300 pixels Full resolution (1067 × 400 pixel, file size: 83 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Site of Culver City, California, 1913 (the year it was created). ... Harry Hazel Culver (January 22, 1880 - August 17, 1946), real estate developer and promoter, was born in Milford, Nebraska, son of Jacob H. and Ada L. (Davison) Culver. ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... A Municipal Corporation is a legal defintion for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, and towns. ... is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... Thomas Harper Ince (November 6, 1882–November 20, 1924) was an American film director. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... The 1920s is a decade that is sometimes referred to as the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties, usually applied to America. ... A silent film is a film which has no accompanying soundtrack. ... Harold Eugene Roach, Sr. ... “MGM” redirects here. ... The term Prohibition, also known as A Dry Law, refers to a law in a certain country by which the manufacture, transportation, import, export, and sale of alcoholic beverages is restricted or illegal. ... A Speakeasy was an establishment that was used for selling and drinking of alcoholic beverages during the period of U.S. history known as Prohibition, when selling or buying alcohol was illegal. ... For the 1984 film of the same name, see The Cotton Club The Cotton Club was a famous night club in New York City that operated during and after Prohibition. ... Washington Boulevard is the longest continuous east-west arterial road in Los Angeles, California. ...


The Heart of Screenland

Home to Sony Pictures Studios (originally MGM Studios), Culver Studios, and the former Hal Roach Studios, hundreds of movies have been produced on the lots of Culver City's studios, including The Wizard of Oz, The Thin Man, Gone with the Wind, Citizen Kane, Rebecca, the Tarzan series, and the original King Kong. In fact, the Yellow brick road from The Wizard of Oz is still inside the lot on Stage 27 of Sony Studios. More recent films made in Culver City include Grease, Raging Bull, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, City Slickers, Air Force One, Wag the Dog, and Contact. Television shows made on Culver City sets have included Las Vegas, Mad About You, Lassie, Batman, The Andy Griffith Show, and Jeopardy!. Image File history File links Unbalanced_scales. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... For alternate meanings of MGM, see MGM (disambiguation). ... The Sony Pictures Studios are located on 10202 West Washington Boulevard in Culver City, California. ... The Sony Pictures Studios are located on 10202 West Washington Boulevard in Culver City, California. ... For alternate meanings of MGM, see MGM (disambiguation). ... The Culver Studios is a historic Colonial-styled movie studio located at 9336 W. Washington Blvd. ... Harold Eugene Roach ( January 14, 1892 – November 2, 1992) was an American film and television producer from 1910s to 1980s, born in Elmira, New York. ... The Wizard of Oz (film) redirects here. ... The Thin Man was the first of six comic detective films starring William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles, a hard-drinking and flirtatious married couple who banter wittily as they easily solve crimes. ... Gone with the Wind is a 1939 film adapted from Margaret Mitchells 1936 novel of the same name. ... Citizen Kane is a 1941 mystery/drama film released by RKO Pictures and directed by Orson Welles, his first feature film. ... Rebecca is an Academy Award–winning 1940 psychological thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock as his first American project. ... 1914 Edition of Tarzan of the Apes Tarzan, a fictional character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs, first appeared in the 1912 novel Tarzan of the Apes, and then in twenty-three sequels. ... King Kong in the 1933 film. ... The road of yellow brick is an element in the novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. ... For the original stage musical of the same name, see Grease (musical). ... This article is about the 1980 film. ... For the Atari 2600 video game based on the movie, see E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (Atari 2600). ... City Slickers is a 1991 movie comedy starring Billy Crystal, Bruno Kirby, Daniel Stern, Helen Slater, and Jack Palance. ... Terrorist Egor Korshunov (Gary Oldman) confronts the President of the United States (Harrison Ford). ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Contact is a 1997 science fiction film adapted from the novel by Carl Sagan. ... Las Vegas is a dramatic comedy television series about a team of people working in the fictional Montecito Resort and Casino in Las Vegas — dealing with issues that arise within the working environment, ranging from valet parking and restaurant management to casino security. ... Mad About You is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 23, 1992, to May 24, 1999. ... Lassie was a American television series which originally aired from 1954 to 1974. ... This article is about the 1960s television series. ... The Andy Griffith Show is an American television series that aired on CBS from October 3rd, 1960 to April 1st, 1968. ... “Jeopardy” redirects here. ...


John Travolta's "Stranded at the Drive-In" sequence in Grease was filmed at the Studio Drive-In on the corner of Jefferson and Sepulveda. It served as a set for many other films, including Pee-wee's Big Adventure. The theater was closed in 1993 and was demolished in 1998; it is now a housing subdivision featuring large homes on small lots, as well as being home to the Kayne-ERAS center, a school and community center for the disabled and mentally challenged. John Joseph Travolta (born February 18, 1954) is a two-time Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe Award-winning American actor, dancer, and singer. ... Pee-wee escapes from Warner Bros. ...

Culver City's streets may be familiar to many movie-goers. They have been featured in countless films and television shows. Since much of the architecture has not changed in decades, particularly in residential areas of town, the nostalgic sitcom The Wonder Years set many of its outdoor scenes in the neighborhoods of Culver City. The 1970s show CHiPs also featured many chase scenes through the streets. The Nicolas Cage film Matchstick Men included scenes made at Veterans Memorial Park (which was also featured in the opening scenes of the sitcom Valerie / Valerie's Family / The Hogan Family). Image File history File linksMetadata CulverHotelday. ... Image File history File linksMetadata CulverHotelday. ... Culver Hotel Culver Hotel is a historical landmark situated in downtown Culver City, California. ... The Wonder Years is an Emmy Award-winning American television dramedy created by Carol Black and Neal Marlens. ... CHiPs was an American television series produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios that aired on NBC from September 15, 1977 to July 17, 1983. ... Nicolas Cage (born January 7, 1964) is an Academy Award-winning American actor. ... Matchstick Men is a 2003 film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell and Alison Lohman. ... The Hogan Family was an American television situation comedy that aired from March 1, 1986 to July 20, 1991. ...


The history of the town is beginning to be recognized. The Aviator, a 2004 film about Howard Hughes, featured several mentions of Culver City in connection with Hughes. The Hughes Aircraft Company plant had a Culver City mailing address but was actually in the adjacent Los Angeles neighborhood of Westchester at a site now called Playa Vista. For other uses, see Aviator (disambiguation) The Aviator is an Academy Award-winning 2004 biographical drama film, directed by Martin Scorsese, and based largely on the book Hughes by Richard Hack. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Welsh murderer, see Howard Hughes (murderer). ... Hughes logo adopted after his death Hughes developed the AIM-120 AMRAAM, one of the worlds most advanced air-to-air missiles Hughes Aircraft Company was a major defense/aerospace company founded by Howard Hughes. ... Nickname: Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: , State County Settled 1781 Incorporated April 4, 1850 Government  - Type Mayor-Council  - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa  - City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo  - Governing body City Council Area  - City  498. ... Westchester is a neighborhood in western Los Angeles, California. ... Playa Vista is a neighborhood located on 1,087 acres in southwestern Los Angeles, California. ...


Decline of the Studios (1960s & 1970s)

In the late 1960s, much of the MGM back lot acreage (lot 3 and other property on Jefferson Boulevard), and the nearby 28 acres (113,000 m²) of the so-called "back forty" -- (a 'misnomer' for the backlot once owned by RKO Pictures and, later Desilu Productions -- it was NOT 40 acres!) were sold by their respective owners*. In 1976, the film sets on the property were razed to the ground to make way for re-development. Today the old "back forty" is known as the southern expansion of the Hayden Industrial Tract, while the old MGM property has been converted to a subdivision and a shopping center known as Raintree Plaza. * 'Contrary to what some assume, "40 acres" was never owned by MGM. However, because of the fact that David O. Selznick -- Louis B. Mayer's son-in-law -- leased the property for a time and shot "Gone With the Wind" on the studio's backlot-- and because MGM subsequently distributed Selznick's film -- MGM and the "back 40" at least have that in common.' The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969, inclusive. ... MGM logo Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or MGM, is a large media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of cinema and television programs. ... A 1965 aerial view of the back forty. Other names used were 40 acres and Pathe 40 Acre Ranch. ...


The 2005 film, Fun with Dick and Jane, starring Jim Carrey was filmed there. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Fun with Dick and Jane may refer to A 1946 childrens book, part of the Dick and Jane series Fun with Dick and Jane (1977 movie) or to the 2005 remake: Fun with Dick and Jane (2005 movie) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that... James Eugene Carrey (born January 17, 1962) is a two-time Golden Globe Award-winning Canadian-American A-list film actor and comedian. ...


Rebirth of Downtown (1990s & 2000s)

Westfield Shoppingtown Fox Hills.
Culver Center

In the 1990s, Culver City leaders launched a successful revitalization program in which it renovated its downtown as well as several shopping centers in the Sepulveda Boulevard corridor near Fox Hills Mall. Around the same time, the relocation of Sony's motion picture operations (known as Columbia Pictures)[6] to the former MGM studios at Washington Boulevard and Overland Avenue brought much-needed jobs to the city. Image File history File links Typical entrance to a Westfield Shopping Center. ... Image File history File links Typical entrance to a Westfield Shopping Center. ... Entrance from Venice Boulevard to the Culver Center shopping center in Culver City, California. ... Entrance from Venice Boulevard to the Culver Center shopping center in Culver City, California. ... Sepulveda Boulevard is a street in Los Angeles, California. ... Sony Corporation ) is a Japanese multinational corporation and one of the worlds largest media conglomerates with revenue of $66. ... Washington Boulevard is the longest continuous east-west arterial road in Los Angeles, California. ...


The influx of many art galleries to various parts of the city, formally designated as the Culver City Art District, prompted the New York Times in 2007 to praise the new art scene and call Culver City a "nascent Chelsea." The New York Times is an internationally known daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed in the United States and many other nations worldwide. ...


Transportation

The first phase of the Expo line, a Light Rail line from Downtown Los Angeles to a temporary terminus near Venice and Robertson Boulevards. in Culver City started in 2006, with an estimated completion date in 2010. The line mostly follows the right of way which the Pacific Electric Santa Monica Air Line used. The stated intent of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority is that the line eventually be extended westward to Santa Monica, again mostly along the existing right of way with the possible exception of going through the commercial strip of Venice Boulevard. The Metro Expo Line of the Los Angeles County Metro Rail is a light-rail line currently under construction in Los Angeles, which will run from Downtown Los Angeles to Culver City and eventually to Santa Monica. ... This article is about light rail systems in general. ... Pacific Electric Railway company depot in downtown Los Angeles, circa 1910. ... A picture taken of a Gold Line train in the Los Angeles suburb of Pasadena, California The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, commonly referred to as LACMTA, MTA, or Metro, is the agency charged to provide public transportation to the county of Los Angeles. ... Santa Monica Pier Santa Monica is a coastal city located in Los Angeles County, California USA, by the Pacific Ocean, south of Pacific Palisades and Brentwood, west of Westwood, Los Angeles, and north of Venice. ...


Culver City Bus currently operates bus service within Culver City[1]. Culver CityBus is a public transit agency operating in Culver City, California, currently serving Culver City, the unincorporated community of Marina del Rey, and the adjacent Los Angeles neighborhoods of Venice, Westchester, Westwood, West Los Angeles, Palms, Rancho Park, Mar Vista, and Century City. ...


Since 1999, Culver City has set up red light cameras at thirteen intersections. The minimum fine for failing to stop at a red light is currently $351. A red-light camera in use in Beaverton, Oregon, USA A road rule enforcement camera is a system including a camera and a vehicle-monitoring device used to detect and identify vehicles disobeying a speed limit or other road rule. ...


Points of interest

  • Culver City Public Theatre[2]: presents an annual summer season of free, outdoor, classical theatre in beautiful Dr. Paul Carlson Memorial Park, located at the corner of Motor Avenue and Braddock Drive (near the 405 and 10 Freeways) in historic Culver City, CA as well as a yearly tradition of presenting theatre for young audiences, the Children's Popcorn Theatre All performances are held during the summer on Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m., with the Children’s Popcorn Theater performance at 12 Noon. The public is invited to bring their lawn chairs and blankets to attend the productions that are intended for young and adult audiences alike..
  • Helms Bakery, now a center for restaurants, art galleries, The Jazz Bakery (a popular jazz club), and furniture display rooms.
  • Museum of Jurassic Technology[3]: An offbeat museum that is home to many bizarre relics and strange exhibits. Described by AOL City Guide as "what might have happened if Edgar Allan Poe and P.T. Barnum decided to have a garage sale, but then decided to call it a museum". The museum is actually in the community of Palms within the city of Los Angeles.
  • Center for Land Use Interpretation [4]: The CLUI's main exhibit space is next door to the Museum of Jurassic Technology. The CLUI is a research organization involved in exploring, examining, and understanding land and landscape issues. Exhibits have included an examination of submerged towns, explanations of how Los Angeles traffic is monitored, and a land use database touch-screen kiosk that was included in the 2006 Whitney Biennial.
  • Tito's Tacos: This Mexican fast-food place is widely known in the area and is listed in restaurant guides.
  • Culver Hotel: A 1924 landmark pie-slice-shaped hotel in downtown. Much of the cast of The Wizard of Oz stayed here during filming of the movie in 1939. The hijinks of that period, including the hotel's being taken over by the "Munchkins," were featured in the 1981 movie Under the Rainbow. Formerly owned by John Wayne, the hotel has housed many stars including Clark Gable, Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, Red Skelton, Buster Keaton and Ronald Reagan.
  • Sony Pictures Plaza: This unusual, cantilevered building was featured as the headquarters of Wolfram & Hart, the demonic law firm that was the chief nemesis in the TV Show "Angel". The building is located across the street from the main gate of Sony Studios, which is at 10202 W. Washington Blvd.
  • Star Eco Station [5]: An environmental science and wildlife rescue center, the STAR ECO Station houses exotic animals that have been abandoned or confiscated and teaches learners of all ages about the environment. At 10101 W. Jefferson Blvd., it offers organized tours. The STAR ECO Station shares it's facility with STAR Prep Academy a Middle-High School that provides hands on opportunities to work with the animals on site.
  • Culver City Art District [6]: A cluster of over 20 contemporary art galleries in the vicinity of Washington and La Cienega Boulevards.
  • Culver City Ice Rink is a public ice arena.
  • Actor's Gang at the Ivy Substation
  • Culver City Main Street and the Kirk Douglas Theater featuring the Center Theater Group
  • Culver City's Main Street is claimed to be the world's shortest Main Street.
  • Ballona Creek bicycle path, giant urn sculpture at Duquesne Ave.
  • Culver Boulevard Median bicycle path, a greenway featuring bicycle and pedestrian trailways.
  • Heritage Fountain at Culver City Hall
  • Veterans Memorial Building at Veterans Park; tower is 122 feet high
  • King Fahd Mosque (Culver City Mosque)
  • Surfas : an American company that sells restaurant equipment and specialty cooking small wares, along with a variety of foods including gourmet spices. Recently featured on the FOX television show Hell's Kitchen.

The Helms Bakery in Culver City, California was a notable industrial bakery of Southern California that operated from 1931 to 1969. ... The Jazz Bakery is one of the leading jazz venues in the world. ... The Museum of Jurassic Technology is a museum located at 9341 Venice Boulevard, in the Palms district of Los Angeles. ... CLUI logo The Center for Land Use Interpretation (CLUI) is a non-profit research organization involved in exploring, examining, and understanding land and landscape issues. ... The banner of the 2006 Whitney Biennial: Day For Night in front of the Whitney Museum of American Art. ... Titos Tacos is a Mexican fast food place located in Culver City, California, off Sepulveda Boulevard. ... Culver Hotel Culver Hotel is a historical landmark situated in downtown Culver City, California. ... Wildlife rehabilitation is the process of removing from the wild and caring for: injured, orphaned, or sick wild animals. ... The Ballona Creek bicycle path is a six mile stretch of Class 1 bicycle path in Los Angeles that parallels Ballona Creek for most of its length. ... The Culver Boulevard Median bicycle path is a stretch of Class 1 bicycle path that runs along Culver Boulevard, beginning to the northeast of Huron Avenue in Culver City, passing under the San Diego Freeway, and ending at Braddock Drive in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Del Rey. ... The term greenway was coined by taking the green from green belt and adding it to the way from parkway. ... Hells Kitchen is the name of a cooking-based reality show. ...

Neighborhoods

Neighborhoods Map

  • Beverlywood West
  • Blair Hills
  • Blanco
  • Carlson Park
  • Clarkdale
  • Culver Crest
  • Culver West
  • Downtown Culver City
  • Federal Park
  • Fox Hills
  • Hayden Tract
  • Helms District
  • Higuera
  • Lucerne
  • Jefferson
  • McLaughlin
  • McManus (East Culver City)
  • Park East
  • Rancho Higuera
  • Studio Estates
  • Studio Village (Lindberg Park)
  • Sunkist Park (El Marino)
  • Veterans Park (Park West)
  • Veterans Park

Carlson Park is a suburban neighborhood in central Culver City, California. ... The Culver Crest is a neighborhood in Culver City, California. ... Fox Hills is the southeastern portion of Culver City. ... Sunkist Park (also called El Marino) is a neighborhood of Culver City, California that is bounded by Ballona Creek, Sepulveda Boulevard, Jefferson Boulevard and Playa Street. ...

Geography

The city is surrounded by the Los Angeles neighborhoods of Mar Vista, West Los Angeles and Palms to the north; Westchester to the south; the Baldwin Hills and Ladera Heights unincorporated areas to the east; and the L.A. neighborhoods of Venice and Playa Vista to the west, along with the unincorporated area of Marina Del Rey. Mar Vista is a large district on the West Side of Los Angeles, California. ... West Los Angeles is a district in western Los Angeles, California. ... Palms is a neighborhood in western Los Angeles. ... Westchester is a neighborhood in western Los Angeles, California. ... Baldwin Hills is a neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, USA, located on the central hills overlooking the Los Angeles Basin. ... For the community in San Mateo County, California, see Ladera, California. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Playa Vista is a neighborhood located on 1,087 acres in southwestern Los Angeles, California. ... Marina del Rey Marina del Rey (Spanish for Navy of the King, or Seacoast of the King) is a census-designated place seaside community located in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County, California. ...


The major geographic feature of Culver City is Ballona Creek, which runs northeast to southwest through most of the city before it drains into Santa Monica Bay in Marina Del Rey. The introduction of this article does not provide enough context for readers unfamiliar with the subject. ... Santa Monica Bay is an arm of the Pacific Ocean in southern California. ...


Culver City is served by the San Diego, Santa Monica, and Marina freeways. The San Diego Freeway; the Interstate 405 segment is highlighted in red, the Interstate 5 segment is highlighted in blue. ... Interstate 10; the Santa Monica Freeway segment is highlighted in red and the San Bernardino Freeway is highlighted in blue. ... The Marina Freeway The Marina Freeway is a short freeway in southwestern Los Angeles, California and the nearby suburbs. ... Interstate 80 (Eastshore Freeway) in Berkeley, California: a typical American freeway (MUTCD definition) A freeway, also known as a highway, superhighway, autoroute, autobahn, autostrada, dual carriageway, expressway, Autosnelweg or motorway, depending on the country of discussion, is a type of road designed for safer high-speed operation of motor vehicles...


Culver City is located at 34°0′28″N, 118°24′3″W (34.007761, -118.400905)GR1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.1 square miles (13.2 km²). The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ...


Schools

Culver City has its own school district, Culver City Unified School District. It has five elementary schools, a middle school, two high schools (regular and continuation), a Community Day School, an Office of Child Development, and an Adult School. In addition, there is an Independent Study program where students of elementary, junior high, or high school age can make a weekly appointment to drop off and pick up homework, which is to be completed throughout the week. Culver City Unified School District, located in Culver City, California, serves approximately 6,500 people, in a variety of schools. ...


STAR Prep Academy, a private middle and high school, offers a rigorous, alternative learning environment. It was established in 2004 and shares its campus with the STAR ECO Station, an exotic wildlife rescue center. It is one of the few schools in the United States in which students have the unique opportunity to work with exotic and endangered animals on a daily basis as part of their school-day curriculum.[7] STAR Prep Academy is a private 6-12 school located in Culver City, California. ...


West Los Angeles College is part of the Los Angeles Community College District. West Los Angeles College or West L.A. College is a public community college located in Culver City, California. ... The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is the community college district serving Los Angeles County, California. ...


Culver City is the location for the Los Angeles area campus of the Gemological Institute of America as well as Culver Beauty College and the Biofeedback Institute of Los Angeles. The Gemological Institute of America, or GIA, is a non-profit institute dedicated to research and education in the field of gemology. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 38,816 people, 16,611 households, and 9,518 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,932.9/km² (7,589.8/mi²). There were 17,130 housing units at an average density of 1,294.3/km ² (3,349.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 59.24% White, 11.96% Black or African American, 0.71% Native American, 12.02% Asian, 0.21% Pacific Islander, 10.16% from other races, and 5.69% from two or more races. 23.70% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... Hispanics in the United States, or Hispanic Americans, are American citizens or residents of Hispanic ethnicity who identify themselves as having Hispanic Cultural heritage. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 16,611 households out of which 26.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.8% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.7% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 3.02. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 20.9% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 87.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.7 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $51,792, and the median income for a family was $61,451. Males had a median income of $46,683 versus $41,478 for females. The per capita income for the city was $29,025. About 5.5% of families and 8.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.1% of those under age 18 and 5.1% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Sister Cities

Culver City has five sister cities, as designated by Sister Cities International, Inc. (SCI): Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ...

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Famous Culver City natives

Art Alexakis (born Arthur Paul Alexakis on April 12, 1962) is the singer/guitarist and songwriter of the rock band Everclear. ... Todd Baker is an American film and television producer. ... Big Boy post-surgery Kurt Alexander, also known as Big Boy is a radio host currently heard on Los Angeles hip hop/R&B station KPWR (Power 106) every morning between 5 am and 10 am. ... Drew Blyth Barrymore (born February 22, 1975) is an American actress and film producer, the youngest member of the Barrymore family of American actors. ... For other persons named Frank Black, see Frank Black (disambiguation). ... Jack Black (born Thomas J. Black, Jr. ... Russ (Dutch) Boyd (born 1980) is an American professional poker player from Culver City, California (originally from Columbia, Missouri). ... For the domestic fireplace tool, see fireplace poker. ... Gary Edmund Carter (born April 8, 1954), nicknamed Kid, is a former Major League Baseball Hall Of Fame catcher from 1974-1992. ... Tiffany Lisa Cohen aka Tiffany Cohen (June 11, 1966, Culver City, California) - double gold champion in swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics (400 m and 800 m freestyle). ... This article concentrates on human swimming. ... Music sample: Olympic Fanfare and Theme ( file info) — composed by John Williams for the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles Problems listening to the file? See media help. ... Dee Dee Davis (born on April 17, 1996 in Culver City, California) is an American actress. ... Derrick Deese (born May 17, 1970 in Culver City, CA) is a offensive tackle in the National Football League. ... John Derevlany is a writer, director, and performer best known for playing Crackers the Corporate Crime Fighting Chicken in Michael Moores TV Nation. ... Jeffrey Michael Fisher (born February 25, 1958) is an American football head coach, currently the head coach of the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League. ... Rocky George (b. ... Omarion (born Omari Ishmael Grandberry on November 12, 1984 in Inglewood, California) is an American R&B singer, actor, and the former lead singer of boy band B2K. // In 1999, Omarion was the last member to join teenage boy band B2K, at age 15. ... Charles Herbert, (born Charles Herbert Saperstein on December 23, 1948, in Culver City, California, USA), was a prolific American film and TV child actor of the 1950s and 1960s. ... John Frederick Hencken (born May 29, 1954 in Culver City, California) is a former international swimmer from the United States, who won five Olympic medals during his career, including three golds. ... Marques Barrett Houston (born on August 4, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, is an R&B singer and actor. ... Helen Elizabeth Hunt (born June 15, 1963) is an Emmy, Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning American actress, perhaps most widely known for her role in the television sitcom Mad About You. ... Jackson (right) with Ken Harrelson during a broadcast. ... Brett Gank Jungblut is an American professional poker player, based in Culver City, California. ... Karl Paymah (born November 29, 1982) is a 2005 rookie NFL cornerback for the Denver Broncos. ... Kyla Alissa Pratt (born September 16, 1986), is an American actress and occasional singer. ... For other persons named Michael Richards, see Michael Richards (disambiguation). ... Ryan Riddle (born July 5, 1981) is an NFL linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens. ... Roberto Trujillo (born on October 23, 1964) is a bassist, who has played in Suicidal Tendencies, Infectious Grooves, Black Label Society and Ozzy Osbournes band before joining Metallica in 2003. ... Gwyneth Evelyn Verdon (January 13, 1925 – October 18, 2000) was an acclaimed Tony Award-winning American dancer and actress, known professionally as Gwen Verdon. ... Rumer Willis Rumer Glenn Willis (b. ...

References

  1. ^ CCGovernment - City Manager. Retrieved on 2007-01-18.
  2. ^ Incorporation Dates of California Cities. Retrieved on 2007-01-18.
  3. ^ Culver City city, California - Fact Sheet - American FactFinder. Retrieved on 2007-01-18.
  4. ^ USPS - ZIP Code Lookup - Find a ZIP+ 4 Code By City Results. Retrieved on 2007-01-18.
  5. ^ Number Administration System - NPA and City/Town Search Results. Retrieved on 2007-01-18.
  6. ^ According to http://www.culvercity.org/cityinfo/history/10202.html, Columbia Pictures was the subsidiary of Sony that moved into the old MGM lot. Retrieved August 3, 2005.

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External links

  • Official Culver City Website
  • The Culver Studios
  • Culver City Chamber of Commerce
  • City of Culver City
  • Culver City Unified School District
  • Culver City Little League
  • Culver City National Little League
  • Culver City Art District Gallery Guide
  • The Jazz Bakery website
  • Culver City travel guide from Wikitravel
  • Maps and aerial photos for 34°00′28″N 118°24′03″W / 34.007761, -118.400905Coordinates: 34°00′28″N 118°24′03″W / 34.007761, -118.400905
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