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Film Friday: "Lost L.A. Venice"

Film Friday: "Lost L.A. Venice"

by GoArchitect Staff

6 months ago

Every Friday GoArchitect shares a new film that has impacted our thinking about architecture, urban planning, design, and how people live in the built-environment. These films are produced by some of the most respected institutions and we appreciate their dedication to craft. If you would like to suggest a film: enter it here.

Lost L.A. Venice

From its origins as a themed seaside resort to its international fame as a countercultural hub, Venice Beach boasts a rich, multilayered history. This episode explores Abbot Kinney’s original Venice of America development; the community of Beat poets who called Venice home; and how the commercial renaissance along Abbot Kinney Boulevard has impacted the historically African-American neighborhood of Oakwood.

Produced by: KCET 

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