ⓘ Venice Boulevard is a major east–west thoroughfare in Los Angeles, running from the ocean in the Venice district, past the I-10 intersection, into downtown Los ..

Venice Boulevard

ⓘ Venice Boulevard

Venice Boulevard is a major east–west thoroughfare in Los Angeles, running from the ocean in the Venice district, past the I-10 intersection, into downtown Los Angeles. It was originally known as West 16th Street under the Los Angeles numbered street system.


1. Route description

The western terminus of Venice Boulevard is Ocean Front Walk in Venice. Proceeding easterly, it assumes the designation California State Route 187 crossing Lincoln Boulevard State Route 1. The route then passes through the Mar Vista neighborhood. Further east, it briefly forms the boundary between Palms and Culver City and passes near Sony Pictures Studios. Continuing northeast into the Crestview neighborhood in West Los Angeles, the SR 187 designation terminates at the intersection with Cadillac Avenue and the ramp carrying traffic from westbound I-10. Continuing to parallel Washington Boulevard directly to its south, as it does for much of its length, the route proceeds between the Pico-Robertson neighborhood in West Los Angeles and Lafayette Square in Mid-City, through the Mid-Wilshire district, through Arlington Heights and Harvard Heights, dips under the Harbor Freeway, and continues into the heart of downtown Los Angeles, where it turns into East 16th Street at Main Street.


2. Public transportation

Metro Local line 33 and Metro Rapid line 733 operate on Venice Boulevard. The Metro Expo Line serves a rail station at its intersection with Robertson Boulevard.


3. History

Prior to 1932, West 16th Street ended at Crenshaw Boulevard. In that year part of the Pacific Electric Railway right of way was taken and Venice Boulevard was cut through from La Brea Avenue to Crenshaw. At that time West 16th Street was renamed Venice Boulevard.


4. Landmarks

  • The Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery also lies on Venice.
  • Loyola High School is located by Venice and Vermont Avenue.
  • Venice High School is located near the intersection with Walgrove Avenue.
  • Sunset Boulevard between West Hollywood and Hollywood it separates the Westside from the central part of the city along with Venice Boulevard La Cienega
  • The Venice Canal Historic District is a district in the Venice section of Los Angeles, California. The district is noteworthy for its man - made canals built
  • LAUSD, 3960 Centinela Avenue Venice Senior High School, LAUSD, 13000 Venice Boulevard established in 1910 then called Venice Union Polytechnic High School
  • at the corner of Lake Avenue and El Camino Real now Venice Boulevard and Abbot Kinney Boulevard in a clockwise direction along Mildred Avenue towards
  • runs south across 12th Street, past Pico Boulevard past 14th Street, past 15th Street, across Venice Boulevard to the centerline of 17th Street. From there
  • south of Olympic Boulevard and is one of the southernmost major streets leading into Downtown Los Angeles, running north of Venice Boulevard and south of
  • City, California bounded by the Interstate 405, Culver Boulevard Elenda Street, and Venice Boulevard It contains the NFL Network Studio, Tellefson Park
  • site. The contemporary Muscle Beach Venice is located two blocks north of Venice Boulevard on Ocean Front Walk in Venice California. Santa Monica s Muscle
  • Occupant: Venice Tigers - PCL 1913 - 1914 Location: in the Venice district - southwest corner of Virginia Avenue and Washington Boulevard now South Venice Boulevard
  • Adams Boulevard and Alsace Avenue, it ran via Adams Boulevard Normandie Avenue, 24th Street, Hoover Street, Burlington Avenue, Venice Boulevard Hill
  • Sepulveda Boulevard is a major street and transportation corridor in the City of Los Angeles and several other cities in western Los Angeles County, California

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