Culver City, city (1990 pop. 38,793), Los Angeles co., S Calif., a residential suburb of Los Angeles; inc. 1917. Culver City's chief manufactures are rubber products and computers. For many years it was a center of the U.S. motion-picture industry, whose roots in the city date to c.1915. In the Hayden Tract section, architect Eric Owen Moss has since the late 1980s transformed its buildings into a diverse group of innovative structures that now house advertising agencies, design businesses, media firms, and other creative enterprises. Directly south of the city is Los Angeles International Airport.
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