@dcvenice | KCET
In the style of literary journalism, we take a look at residents of Venice, CA, revealing feelings and thoughts about life on the streets, and especially friction between its residents.
The gentrification of Venice is hardly a new story. It was after all founded as a beach resort for the early 20th century gentry, and their kin have been striving for the perfect makeover ever since.
Lincoln Boulevard, "everybody's ugliest street" that runs up the west of Los Angeles from LAX to Santa Monica, draws eyes for its "vitiated architectural typology" and "uncontrolled riot of signage." But past those freely eccentric structures, what doe...