Hollywood Way, looking south, approaching Lockheed Air Terminal in 1944. Camouflage is visible on the roof of the plant. On the left is the Vega Plant which was the first plant to use fluorescent lighting. Sign for the Skyroom Cafe is on the left; the Terminal Drive-In is on the right. Coralie Hewitt Tillack Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Early development along Van Nuys Boulevard, 1913. All of these buildings have been torn down and replaced, except 6211 Van Nuys Boulevard, now known as the Van Nuys Hotel, visible here with the "Hotel" sign on it. Los Angeles Valley College Historical Museum. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Cover of a city directory for Mission Hills, circa 1964. Features illustrations of the San Fernando Mission with the Santa Susana Mountains in the background. Directory contains information and advertisements for businesses, schools, churches and recreation in Mission Hills. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
San Fernando Mission, with aAview of the cloisters looking east, circa 1900. On the right is the star shaped fountain. The San Fernando Mission was founded on September 8, 1797, by Father Fermin Lasuen, The San Fernando Mission was the seventeenth in a succession of twenty-one missions established in the state. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
The front gate looking into Hidden Hills. The town was founded by developer A. E. Hanson in the late 1950's. It was incorporated as a city in 1961. Mr. Hanson also developed the city of Rolling Hills, CA. As a landscape architect, he designed the gardens of the Getty House Foundation, the 4.75 acre gardens at the Harold Lloyd Estate, and the gardens of the Doheny Library at USC among other famous works. This photo is provided courtesy of the CSUN/Oviatt Library Digital Collection with credit…
A drinking fountain for animals located in Burbank, California. The fountain was built in 1890 by the Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Handwritten on the photograph, "Early day drinking fountain on Olive Street". Burbank Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Billboard advertising housing and land availability located at the front entrance to the Hidden Hills development, April 1957. Calabasas Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.