Van Nuys Boulevard, Circa 1940


From the Department of Water and Power photo archives, comes this photograph of the Norvord Building at  6420 Van Nuys Boulevard, just north of Victory, circa 1940. Van Nuys Boulevard, before it was widened in 1954, had diagonal parking, as Brand Boulevard in Glendale does today. In looking at the above photograph, one can see…

Van Nuys Bl. Circa 1940


Valley Relics posted this circa 1940 color photograph of Van Nuys Blvd. facing south (towards Sherman Oaks) near Victory Blvd. Two things in the photo stand out that are different from today: the streetcar running up the center of the street and the diagonally parked cars. For many years, people have spoken about the loss…