Welcome to PIO
  1. The PIO is committed to promote business and commerce within the Santa Monica Pico Blvd Business Improvement area.
  2. The PIO is committed to promote goodwill between the business community and the residential areas immediately adjacent to the Boulevard.
Contact Info

3019 Pico Blvd #4
Santa Monica, CA 90405


Monthly Board Meeting

The PIO Board of Directors meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month in Virginia Ave Park. Click to view the meeting agenda, here

PIO BYLAWS click here

Our Partners

The Pico Boulevard district in the City of Santa Monica contains a growing number of attractions, businesses, art galleries, one-of-a-kind clothing boutiques, coffee shops, and more. A zone of small clubs, cafés, Trader Joe's, and the critically acclaimed restaurants Upper West, Valentino, and Lares are found along the Eastern sector of the boulevard; while Vidiots, Bowlmor Santa Monica Bowling Lanes, Shutters on the Beach, Casa del Mar and the Viceroy hotels mark Pico's western terminus.

Major landmarks include the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, McCabe's Guitar Shop, the Morgan-Wixson Theatre, Virginia Avenue Park, Santa Monica College and Santa Monica High School. 


Mixer #4: Tuesday, October 15 at Upper West


Pico Stronger Together Mixer #3

Tuesday, August 27 from 5:00-7:00pm at Z Garden (2350 Pico Blvd, near Cloverfield)
The Pico Improvement Organization´╗┐ hosts Mixer #3, an evening event for Pico Boulevard merchants and neighbors to enjoy refreshments, music and good company. The event is open everyone and will feature refreshments by Z Garden Santa Monica (Mediterranean Cuisine), Gilbert's El Indio Restaurant, Caprice Fine French Pastries, Raw Star Cafe and Trader Joe's. This free event is sponsored by the Pico Improvement Organization, Buy Local Santa Monica, and supported by Friends of Sunset Park. Enjoy Pico Blvd!


Upper West: Summer Art Reception 

Upper West located at 3321 Pico Blvd invites you to attend the Summer Art Reception for Imelda Healy, a local artist who features Santa Monica in many of her pieces. Sunday, July 14 from 4-7pm. Enjoy Pico Blvd!



Community Support: Santa Monica Youth Orchestra

The Pico Improvement Organization is proud to help to sponsor the Santa Monica Youth Orchestra truck in the Santa Monica Parade on Thursday, July 4th. 

Photo by Frank Gruber


Pico Stronger Together Mixer #2

The Pico Improvement Organization hosts the second mixer event at El Texate Restaurant from 6-8pm on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. Like the Pico Improvement Organization facebook page for updates.