Culver City

 

Welcome to Culver City 

Center for art and culture with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere in the heart of Los Angeles.
 
Nestled in between Santa Monica and Central Los Angeles lies one of Southern California’s hottest family-friendly communities. Filled with world-renowned film production studios, numerous tech start-ups, and easy access to some of the country’s best beaches, this one-of-a-kind neighborhood has been attracting some of the state’s most successful creatives, young professionals, and families for decades.
 
The city was founded by real estate developer Harry Culver in 1913 and was officially incorporated in 1917, with numerous film studios moving in shortly after that. The town is one of the most diverse in the state and it is widely considered a cultural hub with numerous ethnicities and nationalities represented throughout the neighborhood.
 

What to Love

  • Luxurious and renowned community   
  • Welcoming and family-friendly   
  • Beautiful modern homes  
  • Stunning local scenery 
 

People & Lifestyle

Culver City has the perfect combination of an ideal location, vibrant local economy, and family-friendly vibe that has helped make it one of the most attractive communities in the greater Los Angeles area. As a result, the neighborhood is also one of the most affluent in the area. The average annual household income is nearly double the national average, and homes in Culver City have a median value of just under $1 million.
 
Many residents enjoy the welcoming, family-oriented atmosphere of the area, and locals tend to enjoy an active lifestyle. There are numerous social activities and community-oriented events throughout the year, as well as a fantastic farmers market, a variety of parks and walking paths, and even the Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Center, which includes four distinct playgrounds, a basketball court, a fishing lake, and more.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

Culver City is considered a culinary mecca. With several highly rated and wildly popular restaurants throughout the community, it’s unarguable that the dining scene is one of the best around. Dear John’s is definitely one of the most popular places in town. Chefs and restaurateurs Hans Rockenwagner and Josiah Citrin teamed up to recreate this iconic local watering hole and have turned it into the talk of the town. Their menu includes American classics like oysters Rockefeller, chicken parmesan, and an exceptional lobster Thermidor.
 
Tito’s Tacos has been a local staple since 1959, offering outstanding Tex-Mex favorites like bean and cheese burritos, chicken tamales, and delectable enchiladas. And, of course, Johnnie’s Pastrami is, without a doubt, the best place to get a high-quality deli sandwich. 
 
If you’re looking for a world-class experience unlike any other, make sure you spend an evening at N/Naka, which aims to serve everyone who walks through their door the epitome of Japanese cuisine. Guests are offered a 13-course Kaiseki menu composed of the freshest of local, seasonal ingredients prepared to perfection by elite chef Niki Nakayama.
 

Things to Do

Not only can Culver City residents take advantage of the numerous entertainment opportunities and recreational activities available throughout the Los Angeles area, but there are also several events and activities to enjoy right in town. The Culver City Stairs, located in the beautiful Baldwin Hills and leading up to the Baldwin Hills Overlook, is a great place to enjoy a more challenging climb. The 282 quirky, uneven stairs offer a great workout in some of the most stunning scenery around.
 
If you enjoy a bit of cycling in your spare time, you’ll definitely want to check out the world-class bike paths that snake throughout the community. These designated paths are part of a concentrated effort by the city to ensure safe routes of transportation and recreation to promote a healthier way of life. The Ballona Path, with its seven beachside miles, is one of the most popular. Culver Boulevard Bike Path is another fantastic ride. While it is significantly shorter, at just under two miles, the path brings cyclists past some stunning local sites.

Film aficionados will love visiting Sony Pictures Studios. This world-renowned film studio has been producing cinematic masterpieces for generations. Guests can visit this iconic location for extensive tours that provide an up-close and personal look at how some of their favorite films are made.
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