Culver City in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Helms Building
Erected 1997 by Culver City Historical Society. (Marker Number 9.)
Location. 34° 1.79′ N, 118° 23.042′ W. Marker is in Culver City, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Helms Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Washington Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8703-35 Washington Boulevard, Culver City CA 90232, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Culver Studios (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Citizen Publishing Building Main Street (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Hull Building (approx. 0.8 miles away); Culver City (approx. 0.9 miles away); American Legion Building (approx. one mile away); St. Augustine's Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dr. Paul Carlson Memorial Park (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Culver City.
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1. Self-Guided WalkingTour. 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.)
2. The Helms Bakery. Their unique mustard yellow colored trucks and distinct "toot-toot" whistles would signal that the Helmsman had arrived in your neighborhood. This scene was repeated on a daily basis by a fleet of approximately five hundred trucks all over Southern Californa. "Three times around the world every day" was the Helms Bakery slogan. (Submitted on November 30, 2011.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 351 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on November 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. 2. submitted on January 22, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. 3. submitted on November 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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