Culver City is a US city located west of Los Angeles County, California. According to the 2000 census, the city had a population of 38,816. His current mayor is Gary Silbiger.
|Slogan: The Heart of Screenland|
Culver City situation in California
|Coordinates||34°00′29″N 118°24′05″W / 34.0080555555556, -118.401388888889 Coordinates: 34°00′29″N 118°24′05″W / 34.0080555555556, -118.401388888889|
|Entity||United States City and Charter City|
|・ Country||United States|
|・ Total||13.31 km² and 13.31 km²|
|・ Average||95 m s n. m.|
|・ Density||2984.16 hab/km²|
Since the 1920s, Culver City has been an important center for film production and later television, partly because it was home to MGM Studios. Hughes Aircraft was based in the city between 1930 and 1980. National Public Radio West and Sony Pictures Entertainment are currently based in the city.
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 Harper Ince in 1918. In the 1920s, movie producer Hal Roach and Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) built studios here. During the dry law, secret taverns and clubs like the Cotton Club were located on the Washington Boulevard.
Being home of Sony Pictures Cultures City, including the Oz Magician, Culver god, Culver Roach god, Culver Roach god, hundreds of movies were produced in the studios including the Oz magician, Thin in Man, What the wind brought, the KaneStudios Stube Stube, the Studios the Stube and the Stube original King Kong. In fact, the yellow road of the film The Wizard of Oz is still in the Sony studio. Some more recent films filmed in Culver City include Grease, Wild Bull, E.T., the extraterrestrial, City Slickers, WagAir Force One, and Contact. Some of the TV series made in Culver City include Las Vegas, Mad About You, Lassie, Batman・, The Andy Griffith Show, and Jeopardy!
The streets of Culver City may seem familiar to some people. This is because several TV series were filmed around them, and the architecture of their buildings hasn't changed much in the last decades. The Wonderful Years is one of many series that were filmed at Culver City. The 1970s program CHiPs featured several scenes of persecution across the city.
Decline in studies (1960 and 1970)
In the late 1960s, a large part of the MGM studio, 113,000 m², was sold. In 1976, the filming sets of the property were torn down. The 2005 film, Fun with Dick and Jane, starring Jim Carrey, was filmed there.
Renaissance (1990 and 2000)
In the 1990s, the center of Culver City was successfully revitalized, creating several shopping malls on Sepúlveda Boulevard near Fox Hills Mall. Moreover, with Sony's return (known as Columbia Pictures) to the old MGM studios on Washington Boulevard and Overland Avenue brought more work to the city.
The influence of several art galleries in the city, located in the "Culver City Art District," prompted the New York Times in 2005 to call Culver City the "nascent Chelsea."
The first phase of Expo Line, a light rail line from downtown Los Angeles to Venice and Robertson Blvds. in Culver City, which began in 2006, it will be completed in 2010. The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority's plan is to extend the line to Santa Monica.
Culver City Bus is the current bus service used in Culver City.
Since 1999, Culver City has installed traffic radar at 13 intersections. The fines for not stopping at the signal are $351 USD.
- Beverlywood West
- Blair Hills
- Carlson Park
- Culver Crest
- Culver West
- Downtown Culver City
- Federal Park
- Fox Hills
- Hayden Tract
- Helms District
- McManus (East Culver City)
- Park East
- Rancho Higuera
- Studio Estates
- Studio Village (Lindberg Park)
- Sunkist Park (El Marino)
- Telefson Park
- Veterans Park (Park West)
- Veterans Park
The city is surrounded by the northern neighborhoods of Los Angeles Mar Vista, West Los Angeles and Palms; Westchester South; the Baldwin Hills and Ladera Heights areas to the east; and the Venice and Playa Vista neighborhoods to the west, including the Marina Del Rey area.
Culver City's biggest geographical feature is Ballona Creek, which runs from the northeast to the southwest of the city before landing in Santa Monica Bay in Marina Del Rey.
Culver City is crossed by the highways of San Diego, Santa Monica and Marina.
Culver City is located at 34°0′28″N 118°24′3″W / 34.00778, -118.40083 (34,007761, -118.400900000 5). According to the US Census Department, the city has a total area of 13.3 km². 13.2 km² of this is earth and 0.1 km² (0.39%) is water.
Culver City has its own school district, Culver City Unified School District. It has five primary schools, one intermediate, two secondary schools, a children's development office, and a school for adults. In addition, there is an independent study program where primary, middle or secondary students can enroll for tasks on weekends, which are carried out throughout the week.
According to the 2000 census, there were 38,816 inhabitants, 16,611 residences, and 9,518 families in the city. Population density is 2,932.9/km². In terms of race, 59.24% are white, 11.96% are black or African American, 0.71% are American Indians, 12.02% are Asian, 0.21% are Pacific Islanders, 10.16% of other races, and 5.69% of two or more races. 23.70% of the population consists of Hispanics or Latinos of any race.
There are 16,611 residences, 26.1 per cent had children under the age of 18 living in them, 40.8 per cent were married, 12.8 per cent were supported only by a woman, and 42.7 per cent had no families. 34.5 per cent had only one person as a resident and 9.3 per cent had a person over the age of 65 living alone. The average population in a residence is 2.31 and the average family size is 3.02.
In the city, 20.9% of the population are under 18 years of age, 6.6% between 18 and 24, 33.3% between 25 and 44, 25.3% between 45 and 64, and 13.9% over 65 years of age. The average age is 39 years. For every 100 women, there are 87.5 men. For every 100 women aged 18 years, there are 82.7 men.
Culver City has five sister cities, designated by Sister Cities International, Inc. (SCI):
- Iksan, South Korea
- Kaizuka, Japan
- Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
- Yanji, China
- Uruapan, Michoacán, Mexico