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  • In many ways, Venice Beach is this neighborhood's raison d'être . This week Departures takes a look at the state of Venice sunshine. From the days of Abbot Kinney's Venice ...
  • Venice was built under the provision that the beach could never be ... so Abbot Kinney built the amusement parks of Venice of America over the ocean. [scald=72960:kl_image_original_context] ...
  • ... curated retail, and its famously freakish boardwalk, Venice offers its own version of reality more than do the other coastal ... by Colin Marshall. More stories and history at DEPARTURES : VENICE More Los Angeles Primer: ...
  • Ironically, the deterioration and abandonment of Venice in he 1950s cultivated the perfect environment for artists, ...
  • Take a stroll through the romantic history of Venice canals, where gondolas once rowed to social clubs and ... feature of developer Abbot Kinney's Venice of America , the Venice Canals were furrowed into coastal marshlands to bring ...
  • ... and nowhere was this more popular and visible than in Venice . Dance marathons became the thing to do in Los Angeles during the ... dance hall bouncer Horace McCoy, chronicles the drama of a young dancing couple willing to risk their lives to earn some dollars ...
  • The seven original canals of Venice , California, are lost to history – long ago filled in, paved ... original canals of Abbot Kinney's Venice of America  – are lost to history, long ago filled in and now disguised as ...
  • ... between the haves and the have nots. "That on this side of town, so to speak, the opportunities to see works of art were very ... writes his column Movie Miento every Tuesday on KCET's SoCal Focus blog. It is a poetic exploration of Los Angeles history, ...
  • In preparation for our upcoming Venice Field Guide, we invite Angelenos to submit their suggestions for the guide and we share our own explorations of the area. [scald=73105:kl_image_original_context] Following the ... a bit more about its people and history by exploring our Departures : Venice . We all have our favorite spots. In order to ...
  • The rich history of Venice has fascinated many, yet due to its complexity, only a few can ... a hard-bound book. In 1978, he learned of the amusement parks that once existed, and acquired an annexation map from 1925. ...

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