Historic Van Nuys Walking Tour
Saturday, November 29, 2014
10am - 12:30pm
Come out and burn a few of those extra Thanksgiving dinner calories at our annual "Walk It Off" tour - always on the weekend after Thanksgiving.
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!
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
Cost: $10 Donation. You may make a donation from a PayPal account or with a credit card.