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.
Variel Street, northeast at Van Owen Street, Canoga Park District, 1938. Abandoned street cars used as houses in this sub-division. Poor Housing Conditions in Los Angeles Scrapbook. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Van Nuys -- The Van Nuys plant was built in 1954 and closed in 1989. It was located at 7321 Woodman Avenue. The company was founded in 1849 but was acquired by Joseph Schlitz in 1858. Pabst Brewing Company now produces the beer, which recently re-introduced the popular 1960's formula.