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Los Angeles herald. [microfilm reel] (Los Angeles [Calif.]) 1900-1911, December 25, 1910, Image 60

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| Los Angeles' |
1 Unparalleled Land and jj
I Suburban Home g
1 Opportunity jj
S THE HOME BUILDERS' OPPORTUNITY is the opening of the immense Van to
fj Nuys and Lankershim Ranchos in the San Fernando Valley by the Los Angeles m
X Suburban Homes Company. UNPARALLELED because of the character and $
W location of the LANDS offered, the large amount of capital behind the project arid Bj
|g| the extent and substantial nature of the improvements coupled with the onrushing m
j^J wave of population sweeping towards Southern California. $
BThe Lankershim and Van Nuys lands embrace six large ranchos with a total acreage of about 47,000 acres, nearly |0j
JLi three-fourth of which is unexcelled for agricultural and horticultural purposes. Farmed to grain for nearly forty years 11
M under the same management and not offered for sale until the city of Los Angeles has expanded to within about 4| miles r]\
ti of its border. All its characteristics of soil, climate, scenery and environments are essentially Southern Californian. Pur- IX
W chased about a year ago by a strong syndicate of Los Angeles business men, it is now being developed and subdivided as M
O a home-creating project. The original purchasers and the board of control are Gen. H. G. Otis, Harry Chandler, O. F. )Oj
X Brant, M. H. Sherman and H. J. Whitley^. The last named is general manager of the enterprise. M
Wj The terms and conditions under which the property will be offered for sale will be liberal, reasonable and such as to JQj
1J encourage and assist the actual homeseeker. X
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8 Profits Follow Improvements 8j
M • Boulevard Electric Line Five Hundred Thousand Dollars o
lAJ The Company has now under construction a snperb double, The contract has been signed for the will be allowed in the form of improvement [X]
j(j The Company has now under construction a superb double, Ihe contract has been signed for the )Q
17 asphalt paved boulevard practically through the center ot the construction of a broad-gauge double- discounts to those who at once erect houses on *-*
if entire Tract. This work will cost in excess ol half a million track electric railroad connecting this Tract. This will be for the first 500 build- f|J
S dollars and is being done by the Barber Asphalt Paving Co., with the Los Angeles Pacific System ■ g erected to cost a total of $1,000,000. These li
M and is designed to be one of the most periect automobile drive- at Hollywood through Cahuenga Pass discounts win be in the form of credits of M
W*v ways in the world, as iar as is now known. Ihe boulevard to the iownsite of Van Nuys, the . , , MJ . V L*J
X\ will comprise about 14 miles ol double roadway with only two first town to be opened and establish- proximately one-half the cost of buildings erect- j^j
[¥J curves. One roadway will be for automobiles exclusively ed by the Los Angeles Suburban ed, under conditions and restrictions adopted by f)A
JLi and the other tor general traffic. Both paved with asphalt and Homes Company. This road will be the Board of Control, which are reasonable and fj
O lined with cement curbs. Betweem the two roadways the known as the Van Nuys branch, will practical, and this appropriation should assure O
L*J electric railroad is being constructed. be rock ballasted and of the most sub- the erection of over $1,000,000 worth of build- L J
x\ The boulevard will be parked on both sides with thou- stantial construction, and will cost to • s-n t^ e near | u ture' Material is now on the JrJ
M sands of high-class tropical and semi-tropical ornamental trees complete to the town of Van Nuys in * d f m hnMi t0 be erected b M
IJ and shrubs, the pick and choice oi all the nurseries in the State. the neighborhood of $.">OO,OOO. lhe ° , ,->■• 6 , . . r J jfv
HThis highway will be connected by a system oi ood roads road will run via Lankershim and those who purchased property during the few -j.
Lij with the paved roads constructed by the County Highway the contract calls for an early com- weeks last June when a small portion of the ||J
fcj Commission and the paved streets of the city. pletion by April Ist, 1911. lands were on sale. U
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J,j Opportunity to Inspect Property Before Sale Opens ja
ri Before lands are placed on sale, an up-to-date automobile bus, one of the finest in the United States, seating twenty pas- rj
'^ sengers, will be put into service between Los Angeles and Van Nuys, making several trips every day at a reasonable \jt)
r i fare, pending time when service is installed on electric line. r-v
This property will be placed on sale January 9th, 1911. This advertisement is an announcement of improvements L*J
r i under way and projected, and not intended to be in the nature of a detailed offer of lands for sale. jMj
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i Los Angeles Suburban Homes Co. 8
JHJ 220 Central Building, Los Angeles, California 8
JW H. J. Whitley, General Manager O
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