Santa Monica Neighborhoods - Montana Avenue

Montana Avenue

Montana Avenue is home to two elementary schools, a public library, and hundreds of upscale stores and restaurants. There are three Starbucks (one inside Pavilions) two of which are located between 7th St. and 9th St., and one Peet's Coffee and Tea among several independently owned cafes and coffee shops, including Caffe Luxxe. The businesses on this street are generally boutiques with a few national markets and banks. Montana Ave. is also home to The Aero Theater which is a repertory theater operated by The American Cinematheque. Every December and June the Montana Ave. Association hosts a neighborhood wide sale and festival where stores give holiday discounts, give free samples of food, or have clearance sales to make room for a new season of clothing. North of Montana (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.) is also the title of the first book in the FBI Special Agent Ana Grey mystery series, written by Santa Monica resident, April Smith. Continuously in print since 1994, North of Montana became notorious for being a fast-paced thriller that also examines complex relationships between upper-class white women and the Hispanic caretakers of their children.

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Montana Avenue

Montana Avenue in, California USA is a primarily residential street that stretches from Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica to Barrington Avenue in Brentwood. The intersection of Montana and Barrington is one of the busiest in the area, due to its proximity to Sunset Boulevard. It is most famous for its upscale shopping and dining portion from 7th to 17th Streets in Santa Monica and, since the 1980s, has become known as "chic". It is served by Santa Monica Transit line 3.

Two elementary schools, Roosevelt and Franklin are also on Montana.

Homes north of Montana in the 90402 zip code are considered to be among the most expensive in Los Angeles County, ranging from 2.5 million to 30 million. South of Montana are mainly businesses, condos and single family homes.

Montana Avenue continues East of the Santa Monica Freeway from UCLA to the Veteran Administration's building in Westwood.

El Paso, Texas - Transportation - Major Highways
... concurrently with US 85, Paisano Drive east of Santa Fe Street to Montana Avenue, then Montana Avenue concurrently with US 180 ... Highway 180 Montana Avenue, which is a bypass route to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex to the east, and Flagstaff, Arizona to the west ... SH 20 Alameda Avenue (formerly US 80), Texas Avenue, Mesa Street and Doniphan Drive ...
Downtown El Paso, Texas - Transportation - Major Highways
... of Paisano Drive concurrently with US 85, Paisano Drive east of Santa Fe Street to Montana Avenue, then Montana Avenue concurrently with US 180 ... Highway 180 Montana Avenue, which is a bypass route to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex to the east, and Flagstaff, Arizona to the west ... SH 20 Alameda Avenue (formerly US 80), Texas Avenue, Mesa Street and Doniphan Drive ...

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