Thursday, February 11, 2010

Tour of NoHo

The Museum of the San Fernando Valley is pleased to extend an invitation to join us on another historic walking tour of North Hollywood “NoHo.”

North Hollywood Historic Walking Tour

Saturday, April 10th 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Tour 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, architecture, and much more! Additional tour highlights include:

t Amelia Earhart Statue

t Security Trust and Savings Bank (1924)

t Amelia Earhart Library (1928)

t El Portal Theatre (1926)

t St. Paul’s First Lutheran Church

t NoHo Arts District

t NoHo Fire Station #60

t Lankershim Arts Center (1939) (S. Charles Lee, architect)

t So. Pacific Railroad Depot (1896)

t Commonwealth Savings & Loan Building

t Weddington Family History

t North Hollywood Masonic Temple Lodge 542

t Lankershim Elementary School (Marilyn Monroe attended)

RSVP:1-818-347-9665 or email at
Please leave name, address and phone number (walk-ups welcome too!)

Cost: $10 per person suggested donation

Parking: Street and metered parking in area (Park on Magnolia as Tujunga only allows 2 hour parking, and the tour often goes beyond that.)

Special "thank you" to the
Universal City/North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.

Reservations for the tour are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tour meets at Amelia Earhart Statue; NW corner of Tujunga St. & Magnolia Blvd. Tour led by historian Richard Hilton, Director, Museum Tours, a docent of the Los Angeles Conservancy, and board member of The Museum of the San Fernando Valley.

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