Marina del Rey is a coastal neighborhood in Los Angeles County surrounded by Venice, Westchester, Mar Vista and Culver City. With a population of just 8,866, Marina del Rey has an area of 1.45 sq. miles. It is the largest man-made marina in the world, with a capacity to hold 5,300 boats at any given time.
Marina del Rey has a pleasant, temperate climate. Residents say that Marina del Rey is the coolest of all the places in LA County. The beaches are breathtakingly beautiful and so is the view of the marina.
Marina del Rey has two parks, Yvonne B. Burke Park and Chase Park, where many people come to picnic and barbeque. This is also where all the local fairs, the Marina Summer Concerts, and the Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade are held. The Fisherman’s Village and the UCLA Marina Aquatic Center are major points of interest in the neighborhood.
Marina del Rey is a part of the Los Angeles Unified School District, with individuals attending school at Coeur d’Alene Avenue Elementary School, Marina del Rey Middle School, and Venice High School.
Marina del Rey has witnessed decent industrial development. Some manufacturing and service companies have their headquarters in Marina del Rey, including The Brain Technologies, AstroFlight, Guidance Solutions Inc., Gravity Interactive LLC, and Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.