Illustration: Maria Chimishkyan

Why Amazon, Apple, and a Slew of Startups Are Fighting to Get Into This L.A. Neighborhood

How sleepy Culver City became the new tech boomtown

Aimee Groth
Published in
9 min readDec 10, 2019

“I want this,” Ariel Kaye frantically emailed her real estate broker. “I don’t need to see it.”

Last year, Kaye’s home decor startup Parachute Home was fast outgrowing its headquarters in Venice Beach…