Photograph article dated May 25, 1960 reads, "Opening of the new Village Ranch Mart, Glenoaks and Sunland Boulevards, Sun Valley, will take place June 2 with a special sale in all departments. The newly remodeled store, with the slogan, "It Pays To Fill Your Chuckwagon Here," will feature everyday competitive prices in the fully stocked grocery, meat and produce departments." Source: LAPL
Photograph caption dated April 13, 1957 reads, "The recent opening of the new Dairy Queen store at 11334 Moorpark, North Hollywood, was an occasion worth celebrating throughout the neighborhood. The store is one of 3,000 across the nation. Manager Fred Koch announces that the store will be open seven days a week from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m." Source: LAPL
Casa de Cadillac located at 14401 Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks. Photo is dated November 26, 1958. Source: LAPL
Construction of Mulholland Highway at the corner of Topanga Canyon Boulevard in Girard (now called Woodland Hills), looking southeast, ca. 1924. Source: CSUN Digital Library
A big shout out to LF clothing for using the Valley Relics Museum for their photo shoot. The museum is also available for private parties and events.
Griffith Observatory from Mt. Hollywood, 1941. Source: LAPL
Who got shoes from Thom McAn? Photo caption dated February 16, 1959 reads, "A new Valley unit of the Thom McAn Shoe Stores chain has opened on Victory boulevard in Valley Plaza. The store will specialize in high quality footwear for every member of the family--men, women and children--at all ages. Above, left to right, George Thomas, Manager of new store, being congratulated by Warren Van...
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Little Vienna Restaurant was located at 12461 Magnolia Boulevard, at the corner of Whitsett, in North Hollywood. Photo is dated 1981. Source: Valley Relics Museum Archives, Jerry Rothstein Collection
Photograph caption dated October 3, 1951 reads, "Actress Lucille Ball holds her 10-week-old Lucie Desiree Arnaz during the infant's christening at the Our Lady of the Valley Church in Canoga Park. Baby's father, orchestra leader Desi Arnaz, left, and Father John Hurley look on." Source: LAPL
Old Tom Mix Ranch in Studio City. Photograph caption dated November 23, 1962 reads, "Nina Monk romps with dogs in back yard of working ranch - "A working ranch means we raise everything we eat," the 22-year-old Nina says. Source: LAPL
Did you catch the Valley Relics Museum on House Hunters last night or this morning? You'll see it at the beginning of the episode. Thank you to DAN Jones for sharing this video with us!
Photograph caption dated January 24, 1961 reads "About to turn the first shovelful of earth for the new Mission Hills Shopping Center at the corner of Rinaldi Street and Laurel Canyon Boulevard are, from left, James Hook, Lorand West, architects, and Lee Toby, Miss Mission Hills. Councilman Everett G. Burkhalter and James E. Fain were also present for the ceremony." Source: LAPL
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Who went fishing here? Maurice Albert casts rod into stocked trout pool at Sportsmen's Lodge, 12833 Ventura Boulevard in Studio City, ca. 1960. Source: LAPL
Photograph caption dated December 26, 1956 reads "Strange patterns show northern reaches of Chalk Hill and plumes of dust and smoke mark the end of an era when empty rolling hillsides framed the rural picture which was East Woodland Hills. Some 130 quality homes are being built today on one half and one quarter acre sites along east crest of the hills to add to the 400 homes now composing...
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Interior view of the counter at El Camino Cafe, Calabasas, 1922. This restaurant was operated by the Costa family. Source: CSUN Digital Library
South side of Sherman Way in Canoga Park, 1960. Photographer: Jim Collison. Source: CSUN Digital Library
Who remembers Kiddieland? Here's a photo of A man identified as Mr. Stokey with Anita Terzone (center) and Ramona (Fonseca) Frias at Kiddieland, an amusement park located on Van Nuys Boulevard in Panorama City. Photograph dated April 3, 1954. Photo by George Birch. Source: LAPL
Photograph dated 1959 shows the construction of the Los Angeles Federal Savings and Loan building at 12160 Victory Blvd and Bellingham Avenue in North Hollywood. The building is 165 feet tall and 35 feet wide, It was completed in 1960 at a cost of $1-million including the land. Source: LAPL