“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Culver City in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)

The Hull Building

The Hull Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, November 26, 2011
1. The Hull Building Marker
Inscription. The Hull Building was built on this site in 1925. Dr. Foster Hull, having the interest of his profession at heart, built the most modern medical offices and hospital possible for that time. Early in the 1930's, Louis Freeman acquired the building which served Culver City in its various uses and to this date has retained its original character.
Erected 1983 by Culver City Historical Society. (Marker Number 2.)
Location. 34° 1.383′ N, 118° 23.724′ W. Marker is in Culver City, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Culver Boulevard and Washington Boulevard, on the right when traveling south on Culver Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9355 Culver Boulevard, Culver City CA 90232, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Main Street (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Culver City (about 700 feet away); The Citizen Publishing Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Culver Studios (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Legion Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Augustine's Church
The Hull Building image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, November 26, 2011
2. The Hull Building
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Dr. Paul Carlson Memorial Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial Building (VMB) (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Culver City.
Regarding The Hull Building. The building featured as Flynn's Arcade in TRON was in reality the historic Hull Building in Culver City, CA. As of 2009, when this sequel was made, the location looked very different from its appearance in the original film. So, the movie makers opted to painstakingly recreate the original interior and a portion of the exterior in Vancouver instead, with the rest of the location filled in with CGI. The exterior even includes the "Space Paranoids" billboard on the roof, but with the addition of the "TRON" logo - in-universe, TRON is an arcade game that Flynn created after the events of the first movie.
Also see . . .  Self-Guided Walking Tour. As you tour Downtown Culver City, you will see informative plaques installed on all city-designated Landmark and Significant structures, sites marked by the Culver City Historical Society and structures designated with National Register status. (Submitted on November 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.)
Flynn's Arcade image. Click for full size.
By courtesy Walt Disney Productions, 1982
3. Flynn's Arcade
Categories. Notable BuildingsScience & Medicine
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 602 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   3. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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