Culver City: The Heart of Screenland

Soaked in movie-making history, Culver City features a buzzing dining and nightlife scene, including globally-inspired eateries, gastropubs, and cozy cocktail bars.

Occupying the MGM lot, which dates back to 1924, Sony Pictures Studios offers behind-the-scenes tours of its legendary soundstages. Other cultural highlights include spare but sophisticated art galleries, playhouses, and the storied Culver Hotel. Culver City is known for its tight community feel and laid back energy, great for casual dining and activities.

Real Estate Insights:

Named one of LA's up and coming cities, housing prices here have nearly tripled since 2008 and continues to grow, making it a great place to invest. 

As of October 2020, the median listing price was around $1,647,000. The price per square foot was $855. The median rent was around $4,500.



  • The Culver Hotel (4-star hotel) 
  • Hotel Marina del Rey (3-start hotel)
  • Super 8 by Wyndham (2-star hotel)


Parks & Nature:

  • Lindberg Park
  • Ballona Creek
  • Stoneview Nature Center
  • Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook


  • Maple Block Meat Co.
  • Akasha
  • Tito’s Tacos
  • Sage Plant Based Bistro Culver City


Public Schools:

  • El Marino Elementary School (K to 5)
  • Culver City Middle School (6 to 8)
  • Culver City High School (9 to 12)

Private Schools:

  • Pacifica Montessori School (preK)
  • Turning Point School (6 to 8)
  • STAR Prep Academy (9 to 12)


About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
Car is needed
Good transit
There are sidewalks
It's quiet
CLAW listings last updated Dec 7, 2021 3:01:am.