The Sylmar Kwik Market was originally built in 1920, when San Fernando Road was the WAY to get from Los Angeles to No. California. In 1977 The Civilitti family sold the market to John and Lem Fusano, who along with their family, ran an olive packing plant located across the street. The Fusano family arrived in Sylmar at this very intersection (see pictures below),where the train depot used to be. You can get a bit of an idea what things used to look like in this area, back in the day, by checking out these old photos.
In 2001, Lem Fusano sold his portion of the market to his sister, Marlene who began her career in 1977 at the ripe old age of 14 ,and her husband Tony. Tony, Marlene and their amazing faithful employees some who have been with them for 25 & 16 years continue the family tradition of fast, friendly service. They are thrilled to be involved in this community and are proud to be called a Mom-n-Pop old time country store.
Please feel free to come in and meet Marlene, Tony and all our friendly staff. We guarantee this...You'll Be Back!
The Original Kwik Market store alongside the current structure (right side of image).
The San Fernando Road and Roxford Street intersection.
Bradley Avenue in the early 1920's and the San Fernando Rd and Roxford St. intersection.