Founded 53 years ago,  March 16, 1966 as The Van Doren Rubber Company, Vans is synonmous with the skate culture since day one!  The name House of Vans is coined Early 70s Skateboarders who like Vans' rugged make-up and sticky sole are seen sporting for the first time and is showcased on the windows of the Anaheim location. Til this very day you can't think "Skateboarding" with out thinking of Vans of The Wall.