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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

CASA VERDUGO IN GLENDALE - AN HISTORIC RESTAURANT

CHERISHING OUR VALLEY           2013

Vintage postcard of historic Casa Verdugo Restaurant in Glendale. Gift to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley from Gary Fredburg 2013.  Postcard c. 1920-25  (click on image to enlarge it.)

"Not the Railroad Place - The original Casa Verdugo, a high class Spanish restaurant situated in the foothills of "The Verdugo Mountain" where a dinner may be had among tropical surroundings. Especially prepared by Señora Piedad Yorba Sowl.
A picturesque auto trip, only nine miles from Los Angeles. One block east of Glendale car line. "Around the Corner" Glendale phones: Sunset 370, Home 1481." Domestic postage 1¢.

Casa Verdugo is one of the most historic dining places in California. Its owner's struggle with railroad magnate Henry Huntington is in itself one of our region's most interesting adventures. Check out its great history:
http://paradiseleased.wordpress.com/2011/01/17/casa-verdugo-old-l-a-s-famous-restaurant-out-glendale-way/

1 comment:

mrpostcard@charter.net said...

Great postcard Gary, show us more.