Venice

Venice


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Venice CanalsVenice is a beachfront neighborhood in the Westside of the city of Los Angeles, California, United States. It is known for its canals, beaches and circus-like Ocean Front Walk, a two-and-a-half-mile pedestrian-only promenade that features performers, fortune-tellers, artists, and vendors. Venice was home to some of Los Angeles’ early beat poets and artists and has served as an important cultural center of the city.

History

Venice, originally called “Venice of America,” was founded by tobacco millionaire Abbot Kinney in 1905 as a beach resort town, 14 miles (23 km) west of Los Angeles. He and his partner Francis Ryan had bought two miles (3.24 km) of oceanfront property south of Santa Monica in 1891. They built a resort town on the north end of the property, called Ocean Park, which was soon annexed to Santa Monica. After Ryan died, Kinney and his new partners continued building south of Navy Street. After the partnership dissolved in 1904, Kinney, who had won the marshy land on the south end of the property in a coin flip with his former partners, began to build a seaside resort like its namesake in Italy.

Demographics

As of 2008, the population is estimated to be around 40,885. The median household income is $67,057, making it one the wealthiest neighborhoods in the city. The racial and ethnic composition in Venice is White (63.9%), Latino (22.2%), African American (5.6%), Asian (3.7%), and Other (4.6%).

  1. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,056 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,344 sqft
    Year built: 1912
    Days on market: 0
  2. 4 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 3,064 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,521 sqft
    Year built: 1971
    Days on market: 0
  3. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,823 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,039 sqft
    Year built: 1989
    Days on market: 0
  4. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 three-quarter baths
    Home size: 816 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,212 sqft
    Year built: 1924
    Days on market: 1
  5. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,795 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,210 sqft
    Year built: 1999
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 1

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(all data current as of 5/27/2017)

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