The pandemic has altered streetscapes all across Southern California. In the San Fernando Valley, there is perhaps no better example of this than Van Nuys Boulevard. Brick and mortar stores have suffered the most, with “For Lease” signs visible on just about every block. KCRW speaks with business owners along a stretch of the boulevard.
Along Van Nuys Boulevard, business owners’ lives change dramatically after a year of COVID
From this Episode:
A year into pandemic, Van Nuys Boulevard transforms from shopping mecca to mausoleum of failed businesses
Brick and mortar stores have suffered along Van Nuys Boulevard, with “For Lease” signs visible on just about every block.