Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook in Culver City, CA looks quite simple: park on Jefferson Blvd and start climbing the 282 concrete stairs that make up the steep half mile climb. Then catch your breath, hydrate, and enjoy sweeping views of downtown, the Hollywood sign, and the Pacific Ocean. After you regain your composure, head down the same 282 steps and drive home.
c. 1963 Ship’s Coffee Shop | Culver City, CA -- Martin Stern Jr. is credited as a pioneer of Googie style architecture in Los Angeles and later in Las Vegas; his first of that style was Ship’s Coffee Shop. Three Ship’s Coffee Shops operated in the Los Angeles area from 1956 until the 1990s.