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

Main Street

 
 
Main Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, January 21, 2012
1. Main Street Marker
Inscription. Once a part of Rancho La Ballona, Main Street was so recorded in 1913, through the efforts of real estate developer Harry Culver, our city's founder. It was the hub of our city and the street address of the Harry Culver Co. In 1924, the 6-story Hunt Hotel, a local movie landmark, was built by Culver, later to be renamed the Culver City Hotel.
 
Erected 1986 by Culver City Historical Society. (Marker Number 6.)
 
Location. 34° 1.477′ N, 118° 23.656′ W. Marker is in Culver City, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Main Street north of Culver Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3850 Main Street, Culver City CA 90232, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Citizen Publishing Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Culver Studios (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Hull Building (about 700 feet away); American Legion Building (approx. mile away); Culver City (approx. mile away); St. Augustine's Church
Main Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, January 21, 2012
2. Main Street Marker
The marker is visible embedded in the sidewalk. The Culver City Hotel is seen in the background.
(approx. half a mile away); The Helms Building (approx. 0.7 miles away); Dr. Paul Carlson Memorial Park (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Culver City.
 
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 are marked by the Culver City Historical Society and structures designated with National Register status. (Submitted on January 23, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 22, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 352 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 22, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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