Culver City, California: Film Strip USA Monument

Despite its title, this is not a shrine to the obsolete Film Strip technology once used in schools. It's a monument to Culver City's past as a movie production center.
4117 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA
On the corner of Culver Blvd. and Overland Ave. Parking is in the park on the southeast corner.
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Film Strip USA Monument

Film Strip USA Monument

Film Strip U.S.A. is a stainless steel monument created by Natalie Krol, made to look like three giant interwoven strips of film. The sculpture was dedicated on November 11, 1981. A plaque tells you about the monument, but it's so weathered that all you can read is its title.

[Marc B, 12/05/2016]

Barely visible on the plaque is Culver City's old nickname, "The Heart of Screenland." The city was home to some of California's early movie studios.

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