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Friday, May 20, 2011

CATCHING UP ON VALLEY MOTEL IMAGES

DISCOVERING OUR VALLEY   2011

Pink Motel - Sun Valley,  Vintage postcard gift to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley from Gary Fredburg 2011. (click on image to enlarge)
9457 San Fernando Road
Sun Valley, California
Golden State Freeway (US Highway 99) Take Shelton Street off ramp, travel east to San Fernando Road.
Olympic Size Swimming Pool.
Disneuyland and Knotts Berry Farm.. 45 minutes
Downtown Los Angeles .. 20 minutes
Hollywood and Dodger Statdium .. 15 minutes
San Fernando Mission .. 10 minutes
Public Golf Course Hansen Dam .. 5 minutes
Boating, fishing and rifle club .. 5 minutes
  Manhattan Motel (Glendale) - Vintage postcard gift to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley from Gary Fredburg 2011. (click on image to enlarge)
15234 East Colorado Boulevard, Glendale
Phone CItrus 4-3862
Recommended by Duncan Hines. One of Glendale's newer and finer motel.s. All units complete with shower or tub baths, Twin Suites, some with Kitchens. 10 minutes to L.A., Hollywood or Pasadena. On State Highway 134 connecting to Highways 66 and 99. One mile to beautiful Forest Lawn Memorial Park ... no pets please.

The Tolucan Motel -  Vintage postcard gift to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley from Gary Fredburg 2011. (click on image to enlarge)
3910 Riverside Drive, Burbank California
THornwall 5-8417
In the heart of the San Fernando Valley's restaurant and Toluca Lake District. One block south of the Ventura Freeway - between the Hollywood and Golden State Freeways. 3 blocks from NBC, Warner Brothers and Columbia Studios. Luxurious accommodations, with free t.v. and telephones with 24 hour switchboard, heated pool, car ports, kitchenettes, suites, completely air conditioned - free continental breakfast.

1 comment:

California Girl said...

These are certainly a blast from the past.

I grew up on a street near Kelvin and Ventura in Woodland Hills. The Orange Grove Motel and Ridgewood Academy were back-to-back (or maybe side-by-side?) on that corner.

If you have post cards or photos of either, I'd love to see them.