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Santa Monica Dirt: Hulu Sponsors SM Bike Share Program

Posted by John Hathorn on October 29, 2015
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The new Santa Monica bike share program now has Hulu, a streaming television and movie service, headquartered in Santa Monica, signed up to sponsor the program.


The city had always planned to find a sponsor for this new program and Hulu stepped up. The $10 million system is expected to be fully implemented in the beginning of November with 75 bike stands city-wide. Bike sharing has already caught on in other cities and the Westside is expected to follow the trend. The city hopes that the use of this program will alleviate some automotive congestion and get people living a healthier lifestyle. The charges for using these bikes are either a pay as you go option of $1 for every 10 minutes or you can sign up for a monthly or annual membership fee. A limited time “Founding Member” annual membership locks in a full year of access to these green and Hulu tagged adorned bikes for just $99.

A few weeks ago we took a closer look at the bike stand right here on Montana Avenue. (I read somewhere recently that the coffee shop next door is not too happy that the bikes are there). Also, check out my past blog discussing the cost of this program to the city.

Here are recent listings in the MLS:

333 Adelaide Drive –  4 bedrooms + 7 baths.  $9,500,000. Relisted with a new reduced price, originally listed at $10,500,000 last June 2015. Italian villa with antique charm. 7,000 square feet with no flat land but nice ocean view. Features Spanish stone tiles, glass tinted windows, wood beams and other old world charm and finishes. Last sold in March 2004.

215 22nd Street –  3 bedrooms + 3 baths.  $2,959,000. Country English with hardwood floors throughout. Private yard with pool. Beautiful landscaping. Franklin School District. Last sold in January 1974 for $95,000.

New Sales this Week

311 15th Street – 2 bedrooms + 2 baths. $3,000,000.   Sold before it hit the MLS. Charming California bungalow around 1,800 square feet. Updated. Gorgeous brick patio, backyard and pool.

1107 Carlyle Ave. –   7bd + 7ba.  $4,995,000.  Listed originally at $5,790,000 and since reduced by $795,000. 3-story Contemporary home approximately 7,480 square feet. Built in 2000. Versatile floor plan with 2 outdoor areas. Last sold in July 2007 for $4,500,000.

Closed Deals this Week

303 9th Street – 5 bedrooms + 7 baths – Sold for $4,749,000.

248 14th Street – 4 bedrooms + 4 baths – Sold for $3,395,000. Listed by Pence Hathorn Silver.

637 Euclid Street – 4 bedrooms + 2 baths – Sold for $2,720,000.


Pence Hathorn Silver Active Properties:

Call me for a couple of upcoming attractions, priced from $1.9 million to $6 million – they are not in the MLS.

24142 Malibu Rd. – 3 bedrooms + 3 baths $8,000,000

464 25th St. – 6 bedrooms + 7.5 baths $7,495,000

333 22nd St. – 5 bedrooms + 6 baths $5,495,000

640 17th St. – 5 bedrooms + 5.5 baths $5,250,000

802 San Vicente Blvd. – 3 bedrooms + 2 baths $3,300,000

2404 Hill St. – 4 bedrooms + 5 baths $3,150,000

330 S. Barrington Ave. #302 – 3 bedrooms + 2 baths $749,000

Search for more homes, see real time analytics and learn about the North Santa Monica / North of Montana Avenue community on our North of Montana blog. Add your comments (scroll down to the “Add Your Comment” section) and read other blogs. And please call my mobile phone (310) 924-4014 with any questions.

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