Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,

            In recent weeks I have read about local residents talking about a movie museum for Parcel B. Outside of the obvious charade to slow or stop development of this needed island in downtown, there is an educational opportunity.

            “Carmageddon” occurs on July 16 and 17, and with the closing of the 405 Freeway for construction, there is an opportunity on Saturday, July 16, of visiting the Culver City Historical Society’s Archives and Resource Center (ARC), where museum activists can  find out about movie history in Culver City by viewing some of the 60-plus MGM costumes, classic movies made in Culver City, along with hundreds of items from Culver City’s history that is intertwined with the movie industry.

            Take an opportunity to be educated about Culver City and its film history to become a more knowledgeable member of the community. The center will be open Saturday, July 16 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The resource center, for those members of the local Democratic Club or any other organization that wants to learn about Culver City history and the local film industry can arrange for special tours by emailing info@culvercityhistroicalsociety.net.

            The center is located on the parking lot side of the Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium, at 4117 Overland Ave., at the corner of Culver Boulevard.

Steven J. Rose

Past President of the Culver City Historical Society