Cruising Down “The Boulevard” of the San Fernando Valley During the 1970s - Feature Shoot

After World War II came to a close, a new phenomenon crept across the United States. As many adolescents no longer had to drop out of school and get a…

Growing up in the San Fernando Valley of Southern California during the 1950s and ‘60s, American photographer Rick McCloskey spent his youth cruising Van Nuys Boulevard every Wednesday night. His family home, just one city block from “The Boulevard” was located a few blocks from the famed Bob’s Big Boy Restaurant, home of the All-American meal: burgers and milkshakes.