Van Nuys Walking Tour

This will be the last tour with Richard Hilton, longtime docent and supporter of the Museum of the San Fernando Valley.

VAN NUYS, CA — 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 Remaining Tour Dates:
July 26, 2014
This is a one-time date change – please note
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
18860 Nordhoff St., Suite 204 –Northridge, CA 91324-3885
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.

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