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Saturday, November 27, 2010

THIRD ANNUAL WALK IT OFF TOUR - A BIG SUCCESS

2010        THE YEAR OF VALLEY ADVENTURES

The Museum of the San Fernando Valley celebrated the beginning of the Holiday Season with a big walking tour success. Museum Tour Program Director, and today's docent, Richard Hilton led 37 intourists on an exploration of the Van Nuys Civic Center and arranged for perfect touring weather.
Thanks to everyone who helped and joined The Museum Community for the day.
Museum tour on the Civic Center promenade. Refer to photo 1982. (click on image to enlarge)
 Frieze over the entrance to the Valley Municipal Building - what locals call the Van Nuys city hall.
Refer to photograph number 1983.

 Looking at the headquarters of the Los Angeles Police Department, one of Richard Hilton's favorite Valley buildings. Refer to photograph number 1981.
 Tile fireplace plaque in the renovated Van Nuys Public Library building.An important San Fernando Valley legal firm rescued the abandoned structure and returned it to its former glory. Refer to photograph number 1978. (click on image to enlarge)


5 comments:

babbling brook said...

"plaque" is wonderful--all in original tiles believed to be Batchelder.

constance said...

Walk if off is right!! What a wonderful and interesting way to do it! Learned so many interesting things. Thank you Richard and Gerald for sharing so generously!

constance said...

Walk if off is right!! What a wonderful and interesting way to do it! Learned so many interesting things. Thank you Richard and Gerald for sharing so generously!

Michele said...

The tour was great! I can't wait for the next one, I learned so much. Too often I drive by the Valley's history without appreciating what's around me - including the wonderful business owners like Luigi of Luigi's Tailoring. I loved meeting him.

The walking tour was a great way to appreciate our history.

Thank you!

Michele said...

The tour was great! I can't wait for the next one, I learned so much. Too often I drive by the Valley's history without appreciating what's around me - including the wonderful business owners like Luigi of Luigi's Tailoring. I loved meeting him.

The walking tour was a great way to appreciate our history.

Thank you!