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Neighborhood Gems Hiding in Plain Sight: Venice Police Station, 1929

Los Angeles –  As a city grows and spreads, so does its need for hospitals, schools and jails. By 1928, the L.A. police chief was pleading for more officers, and Venice had grown large enough to justify its own jail and police station. It opened with little apparent fanfare in 1929, and the cells of the new building at 685 Venice Blvd. began to fill. It remained a police station and jail until the 70s. It’s now home to the Social and Public Art Resource

 We bring you this item with the compliments of The Art Deco Society of Los Angeles 

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