Learn about the origin of the Daily News and the company which was a nationwide maker of silent movie theatre organs. Who were Hobart Johnstone Whitley, Wayne E. Bechtelheimer and Whitley Van Nuys Huffaker? Relive "Wednesday Nights on Van Nuys Boulevard." We will have historic photographs and stories to share as we wander this surprisingly historic San Fernando Valley treasure.
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, Whitley
Please RSVP and pay in advance with:
EVENTBRITE - Search under: Van Nuys Historic Walking Tour (Okay to walk-up and pay)
Cost: $10 per person donation; Also, please visit www.TheMuseumSFV.org
Parking: Street & metered parking in area museumsanfernandovalley.blogspot.com
RSVP: 1-818-347-9665, email at events@TheMuseumSFV.org.
Please consider inviting a family member, colleague or friend.
Attendees will meet under the "Bridge/Archway" of the Braude Constituent Center, 6262 Van Nuys Blvd. on the SE corner of Sylvan Street and Van Nuys Blvd.