Originally founded in 1905 as a seaside resort town, and later known as “Bohemia-by-the-Beach,” Venice is eclectic, design-oriented, and artsy. It’s easily the Westside’s hottest neighborhood, with Abbot Kinney Boulevard (named for the city’s founder) acting as its downtown. Try Gjelina’s fennel salami pizza, organic gelato at N’ice Cream, and the croque madame at The Tasting Kitchen and thank us later. Shop for modern jewelry at Alexis Bittar, find cult skincare products at Aesop, and witness the thriving art scene during the Venice Art Crawl. On the home front, you’ll find cozy bungalows and cottages alongside modern masterpieces from Brian Murphy, David Hertz, Glen Irani, Marmol Radziner, and Frank Gehry (and don’t miss the idyllic canals). Property values continue to increase thanks to the presence of tech companies like Google Inc., which moved into Gehry’s famed Binoculars Building back in 2011.
By Elijah Chiland Venice real estate prices may have reached ridiculous heights in recent years, but so far that hasn’t made the neighborhood’s homey bungalows and beach cottages any less charming. This 1920s Spanish-style residence is a perfect example. Set back behind tall hedges and fronted by a lush lawn and gardens, the home looks like a... Keep reading →
By Philip Ferrato Where: 1215 Cabrillo Avenue, Venice When: Sunday, August 13 from 2:00pm-5:00pm Asking: $2.425M What: A beautifully updated blast from the past, this 2-bed, 2-bath Venice cottage is the stuff of dreams in a compact space. To read the full article visit their website here.
By Lisa Johnson Mandell Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer is doing everything he can to make the sale of his Mid-Century Modern home a smash hit. He just reduced the price again by more than a million bucks, lowering it from $12,995,000 to $11,900,000. It was originally listed in July 2015 for $14.5 million. Bruckheimer bought the glass-and-steel compound in the Brentwood Park neighborhood in 1985, for... Keep reading →
Join the Venice Chamber of Commerce, special guests and your community for what has become a beloved tradition of changing the lights on the Venice Sign from white to red and green for the holidays! For the 5th year running, Windward Avenue east of Pacific Avenue will be closed for the event to include live music, a poster contest and activities... Keep reading →
Artist’s Statement My art invites the viewer to explore the psyche and its diverse states of being. The work mirrors the richly-layered tapestry of my urban environment: billboards and sidewalks provide the visual metaphors while my own experiences and a life spent analyzing the origins, complexities and patterns of human behavior provide the themes. ... Keep reading →