Great Areas to Live in the Los Angeles Area, Part 6 - Culver City
By Jane Peters, Los Angeles real estate concierge services
(Home Jane Realty)
Culver City (90230, 90231, 90232, 90233) is a fully incorporated city within the City of Los Angeles. It was founded by Harry Culver and incorporated in the 1917.Originally a center for movie production with MGM and Sony Studios, it was the headquarters for Hughes Aircraft. Sony Studios is still located in the area. Movies that were shot in Culver City include, The Wizard of Oz, The Thin Man, Citizen Kane, and the front of Culver Studios, was reputed to have been used as the facade of Tara in Gone With The Wind.The downtown area of Culver City has been revitalized and is fast-becoming a new entertainment destinations with its restaurants and art galleries, the latter prompting the New York Times to call it the "nascent Chelsea".The new light rail project in Los Angeles from Downtown...