Tel: (818) 347-9665 PST

Friday, January 10, 2014

Historic Van Nuys Walking Tour


Attendees will learn about the original 1911 buildings hidden beneath modern facades, first churches, a civic center with many special revelations, the Women's Club building, origin of the Daily News, Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monuments #201, #202, and #911, and National Register of Historic Places Monument #2509. Also, who were Hobart Johnstone Whitley, Wayne E. Bechtelheimer and Whitley Van Nuys Huffaker? Re-live "Wednesday Nights on Van Nuys Boulevard," and much more!
2014 Tour Dates:
January 11, 2014
March 8, 2014
May 10, 2014
July 12, 2014
September 13, 2014
November 29, 2014 - Popular "Walk it Off" tour 

Additional tour highlights include:
  • Van Nuys Bungalow
  • Women's Club
  • Old Van Nuys Library (1927)
  • United Methodist Church
  • Municipal Building Façade
  • Van Nuys Post Office
  • Abeles Map
  • Fernando Statue, Crystal Plunge
  • Bob's Big Boy, Busch Gardens
  • Lankershim, Van Nuys, Whitsett, and Whitley Overviews
In addition, if you would like write a check for a tour, it may be made payable and sent to:
The Museum of the San Fernando Valley
Mailing address:
21031 Ventura Blvd., Suite 419
Woodland Hills, CA 91364-2230
To RSVP by phone for an upcoming historic walking tour, please contact us at (818) 347-9665 and leave your name, email, phone number and how many attendees or email at
  • Van Nuys Tour meets at 6262 Van Nuys Blvd. at Sylvan and Van Nuys Blvd., under arch, which is southeast corner of the street at 10:00 a.m.
Sponsored by the Universal City/North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce

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