Venice is a residential, commercial, and beachfront neighborhood on the Westside of Los Angeles bordered by Santa Monica, Mar Vista, Marina del Rey, and the Pacific Ocean with a population of 40,885. Known for its man-made canals, flat beach, and two-and-a-half-mile pedestrian-only boardwalk lined with artists, performers, shops and restaurants, Venice attracts thousands of visitors a day.
Abbot Kinney Boulevard, named after the city’s founder, features foodie hot spots, stylish boutiques, and coffee bars. Venice real estate values have stayed the same over the past year and the median price of homes currently listed is $1,950,000.
Venice residents are served by the Los Angeles Unified School District. The city’s main high school is Venice Senior High, which has been featured in Grease, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and Glee. Other schools include Animo Venice Charter High School, Westside Leadership Magnet School, and three elementary schools.
Hundreds of movies, television shows, and video games have used locations in Venice, including Speed, The Big Lebowski, White Men Can’t Jump, Lords of Dogtown, Californication, and Grand Theft Auto.