El Portal Theatre

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA — A historic walking tour of North Hollywood will take place on Saturday, May 14, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The tour begins at the Amelia Earhart statue at the northwest corner of Magnolia Blvd. and Tujunga Street, in front of the North Hollywood Library.

El Portal Theatre
El Portal Theatre

Tour highlights include: St. Paul’s First Lutheran Church with its beautiful stained glass windows; the circa-1886 Southern Pacific Depot; the El Portal Theatre, which was built in 1926; the NoHo Arts District; the Lankershim Arts Center; and Lankershim Elementary school where Marilyn Monroe once attended.

Attendees will learn about real cowboys, pioneer families, movie television and recording stars, the Spanish conquest, Mexican ranchos, great steam trains, vast ranches and orchards, land barons, wars, and much more. The cost is a $10 per person suggested donation.

Attendees may pay in advance by going to www.theMuseumSFV. org. Then, go to EVENTS, TOURS, and DONATE. Credit cards and PayPal is accepted.

To RSVP, please call (818) 347-9665 or email at events@theMuseumSFV.org. Street and metered parking is available in the area. For more information, please visit www.theMuseumSFV.org.

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