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Culver City has a variety of dynamic districts that create a unique visiting experience.

Culver City has long been known as the “Heart of Screenland” due to the City's historic ties to the motion picture industry. Culver City is home to Sony Pictures Entertainment World Headquarters and the Culver Studios. Culver City has approximately 40,000 residents. The City provides award winning parks and recreation services, including everything from activities for Senior Citizens to tennis lessons for children. The City is also very proud to have its own school district, which is nationally ranked, and its own police and fire departments which provide superior service.


Downtown is surrounded by Sony Pictures World Headquarters, the Pacific Theatres, the Center Theatre Group's Ivy Substation and the future Kirk Douglas Theatre , numerous boutiques, outdoor dining restaurants, and the Brotman Medical Center . It's the place where thousands of creative entertainment employees, entertainment seekers and residents meet daily, all brought together by these amenities. The City offers 4-hours free parking with validation.

HELMS DISTRICT ( Washington Boulevard)

The centerpiece of the Helms district is the historic Helms Bakery Building (1931), which features Furniture Row and the ever-popular performance space, the Jazz Bakery. The Beacon Laundry Building (1932) has recently been refurbished for additional innovative furniture, creative and restaurant uses. The Boulevard is easily accessible from the 10 freeway.


The Hayden Tract is Culver City 's largest and oldest industrial area that has been transformed into an eclectic group of businesses ranging from traditional manufacturing to design and entertainment-related firms. Featured businesses include award winning architects such as Eric Owen Moss and Don Dimster, Ogilvy & Mather, Debbie Allen Dance Studio, and Smashbox Cosmetics.


Sepulveda Boulevard is a major Los Angeles regional arterial and runs parallel to the 405 Freeway and is one of the City's premier commercial areas and is anchored by Westfield Shoppingtown/Fox Hills.

WEST WASHINGTON (405 to Lincoln Boulevard )

Washington Boulevard is home to unique boutiques, restaurants and the second largest grossing Costco in the nation. This area is adjacent to Marina del Rey and Playa Vista and in addition to the unique boutique and national retail spaces on Washington Boulevard , there are also two medical centers.