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 meets the 1st Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm at Virginia Avenue Park. Click to view the meeting agenda, click 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. 


New PIO Board Member Annoucement

At the Annual General Meeting in February and the monthly board meeting in March, the PIO elected new board members and appointed executive officers. 
Here are your Board of Directors
Robert Kronovet, Chair (Kronovet Realty)
Peter Path, Vice Chair (Acapillow)
Michael Storms, Treasurer (Shampoo Lounge)
Randy Ball (Artistic Picture Frames)
Lois Bostwick (Morgan-Wixon Theatre)
Fred Scott (Trader Joe's)
Amine Drissi (Z Garden)



Cast Your Vote for Pico - Most Loved Santa Monica!

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February 21: Upper West presents Artist Opening Reception 


2016 Annual General Meeting and Elections


Wednesday, February 3, 2015 at 7:15pm

Virginia Avenue Park, Thelma Terry Building

The Pico Improvement Organization is a nonprofit mutual benefit corporation.  Its purposes are to promote business and commerce within the Pico Boulevard Business Improvement Area, to determine the use of assessments generated by the Pico Boulevard Assessment Ordinance, and to promote goodwill between the Association members and the residential areas immediately adjacent to Pico Boulevard.


Buckshot Gallery Exhibition: Old New York 

Buckshot Gallery is pleased to announce a major solo exhibition  of legendary American graffiti artist SEEN,  showcasing previously undisclosed abstract works on canvas as well as his iconic free-hand graffiti works. February 20 from 7-10pm at 3129 Pico Bl. Visit buckshotgallery.com for details.