A full-fledged renaissance is currently taking place in Culver City. The Hollywood Sign, Walk of Fame, Rodeo Drive, and Santa Monica Pier, to name a few, are just a few of the several notable locations that have made Los Angeles famous worldwide.
And although these hotspots are famous for a reason, a city with more than 100 different neighborhoods and an area of 500 square miles needs to be explored in greater detail.
There are a lot of attractive neighborhoods in Los Angeles that are just waiting to be found, from laid-back beach villages to trendy urban areas, and Culver City is one of them.
It appears as Culver City could soon overtake Hollywood as Los Angeles’ new “it” destination for both tourists and locals. The thriving neighborhood is currently having a moment.
This area has long been a center for the film industry and is home to the iconic Sony Pictures Studios. Culver City has become a hotspot for this new branch of the entertainment industry as a result of several digital media behemoths setting up shops nearby recently.
A huge positive impact on the neighborhood has resulted from the infusion of businesses and young professionals. Culver City is witnessing a full-fledged resurgence as a result of a spate of new restaurant and shop openings as well as the comeback of enduring neighborhood favorites.
While maintaining its own distinctive [characteristics], Culver City has the best that Los Angeles has to offer. Even though we are located in the heart of the City of Angels, we are a hidden gem because of the unique boutiques, mom-and-pop stores, and cafes that line our walkways.
It also makes for a convenient home base for those who want to tour all of Los Angeles without spending too much time in traffic, as both beach communities and downtown (DTLA) are less than 10 miles apart. But residents of Culver City will soon learn that there is also a tonne lot to do right outside their front door.
A Buzzing Boutique Hotel: In October 2021, the Destination by Hyatt hotel The Shay debuted, and it has been instrumental in the neighborhood’s redevelopment. The boutique hotel has one of Culver City’s only rooftop pools, an amazing food scene, and a buzzing lobby with designated coworking areas.
While honoring the region’s productive heritage, the design concept created by Studio Collective also captures all the success and growth the neighborhood is currently experiencing. All 148 of the rooms were created with comfort in mind; they are all sleek and contemporary while still feeling livable and modest.
From the pop-up shops run by independent enterprises in the lobby to the carefully curated collections of local art covering the walls, The Shay brilliantly captures the creative energy of Culver City. The hotel serves as a gathering place for locals and guests alike.
Top streaming studios are located nearby, and our facility is the newest playground for those executives looking for the best balance between work and leisure in the entertainment industry. At all times of the day, The Shay is buzzing.
Charming Cafes and a Hip Restaurant: There are fine restaurants in Culver City, where tourists can eat. Go to Equator Coffees, a sustainable roasting business created by LGBTQ+ people and featuring well-known boutique blends, first, for your morning cup.
It has only one location in Southern California, in Culver City, and is based in Northern California. The café offers a wide selection of culinary items as well, such as filling breakfast and lunch plates, fresh bread, and pastries.
The Canopy Club, an all-day poolside restaurant situated on The Shay’s rooftop, is the natural pick for lunch in Culver City. This place has a vibrant, energetic environment that was influenced by the vibes of Miami and Palm Springs.
Lots of lush foliage is present around the room to contrast the pink walls and pool umbrellas. With a beverage in hand, of course, guests are invited to kick back, unwind, and take in the breathtaking views of Culver City and DTLA.
A full-service restaurant called Etta is right next to The Shay’s lobby, so if you consider yourself a foodie, you shouldn’t pass up the chance to eat there. A straightforward menu featuring Italian classics, such as fresh salads, wood-fired pizzas, and homemade pasta, was created by award-winning chef Dan Perretta.
Additionally, it has a bar and lounge area with a wide selection of international wine blends as well as specialty artisan cocktails and regional craft brews.
Bustling New Shopping Centers: In recent years, several mixed-use projects have sprung up in and around Culver City. The platform is a boutique shopping area with delectable restaurants, upscale stores, and even a tiny dog park that is located across from The Shay.
Ivy Station, a brand-new and fascinating complex, was recently opened in Culver City. The Shay is the development’s focal point, and it offers something for everyone, including office space, apartments, and restaurants, as well as spas, wellness facilities, and specialty exercise studios.
Ivy Station is the ideal urban hideaway for both locals and tourists, whether you’re enjoying a craft beer with friends at Los Angeles Ale Works or attending a workout class at Mayweather Boxing + Fitness.