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Tuesday, March 16, 2010


2010 -- The Year of Valley Adventures -- Northridge100
Compound structure on Rancho Cordellera del Norte - Photo by Gerald Fecht for the Archives of The Museum of the San Fernando Valley - 2010 - Northridge Centennial (click on images to enlarge)
href="">Theater building on Rancho Cordellera del Norte - Photo by Gerald Fecht 2010
Elizabeth Waldo Dentzel is a concert violinist and music impresario, who oversees regular concerts in this theater. She is the founder of the Pan-Asian Ensemble.
Visitors are welcomed to Rancho Cordellera del Norte at this office structure.

In the days when the San Fernando Valley was home to horse ranches and orchards, it was a common practice to give romantic Spanish names to property. Rancho Cordellera del Norte is one such place. From an agricultural compound established in the 1920s, today's rancho was developed by its second owners, Carl Schaefer Dentzel and his wife Elizabeth Waldo Dentzel. Carl Dentzel was a community activist who worked for the naming of Northridge.

Rancho Cordellera del Norte
9015 Wilbur Avenue
Northridge, CA 91324

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