Thirteen-year-old Richard Petri, a Burbank newspaper delivery boy, picks up the Valley Times for his morning route, San Fernando Valley Historical Society.
Larry's Chili Dogs: 1960's Burbank San Fernando Valley
Dr. David Burbank, 1850 :: San Fernando Valley History-The Providencia Land, Water and Development Company created the town of Burbank and properties in the town went on sale May 1, 1887. Dr. Burbank also owned a house in Los Angeles on South Main Street between 5th and 6th Streets and the Burbank Theatre, which opened on November 27, 1893 at a cost of $150,000.00. The theater was intended to be an opera
Burbank City Hall covered in snow, a rarity in the San Fernando Valley, January Burbank Historical Society.
Burbank Villa Hotel, Burbank, California, circa 1887. The Burbank Villa Hotel was built by Dr. Burbank and his son-in-law John W. Griffin in 1887 at a cost of $30,000.00. Later the hotel was renamed the Santa Rosa Hotel and was a popular place for weddings and parties. In the 1920s the hotel was remodeled into apartments and by 1927 it had been torn down and replaced by the post office. San Fernando Valley Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
This air pollution control vehicle, parked outside Burbank City Hall, belonged to the county of Los Angeles, which created Los Angeles County Air Pollution Control District in 1947. The agency recorded emissions from large power plants, refineries, construction equipment, trains, and airplanes. In 1976, state legislation was passed to expand the agency, and the South Coast Air Quality Management District was born. -- Burbank Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
GLENDALE: A panoramic view of Verdugo Canyon with El Roble de la Paz, the Verdugo Adobe, at 2211 Bonita Drive, Glendale, CA, visible, 1911. The adobe is the last of five built by Teadoro Verdudo in 1860. Glendale Central Public Library. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Vintage San Fernando Valley - Adohr Farms, Woodland Hills, CA aerial view, circa (in Girard was renamed Woodland Hills)
Opening Day at United Airport (now Bob Hope Airport), May Boeing
Metropolitan Airport is renamed San Fernando Valley Airport in 1950 :: San Fernando Valley History