Glendale is the third largest city in Los Angeles County and is located at the eastern end of the San Fernando Valley. The population is nearly 200,000. Sun Valley and Sunland-Tujunga are to the northwest, La Canada-Flintridge and La Crescenta are to the northeast, Burbank, Atwater Village and Griffith Park are to the west, Eagle Rock and Pasadena are to the west, and Los Angeles is to the south. Downtown Los Angeles is approximately ten miles to the south. Glendale is located where the San Fernando Valley meets the San Gabriel Valley. The Verdugo Mountains are partially within the City of Glendale.
Major employers in Glendale include:
The following residential communities are located in Glendale:
Brand Park - Glendale
Brand Park is a 31 acre park located at the base of the Verdugo Mountains in Glendale. The park is home to the Brand Library and Art Center and offers hiking trails, biking trails, basketball, softball, a children's wading pool and play area, and extensive picnic areas and open space.
Glendale Open Space Preserve
The Glendale Open Space Preserve, also known as the Verdugo Mountains Open Space Preserve is a beautiful 244 acre preserve in the Verdugo Mountains in the Upper Los Angeles River Watershed located in Glendale. The preserve contains more than 2,300 mature oak trees, sycamores, big leaf maples, and bay laurels, numerous springs and streams, and other indigenous trees and plants. There is an extensive network of trails on the property.
Deukmejian Wilderness Park
The Deukmejian Wilderness Park consists of 709 acres in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains at the far north end of Glendale. The park is primarily chaparral and sage scrub, but includes secluded streamside woodlands and some big-cone spruce in the Dunsmore and Cook's Canyon. Some of the trails offer great views of the Crescenta Valley and Los Angeles Basin. Deukmejian Wilderness Park is home to a historic building constructed in 1898 that served as a stone barn that was used to make wine. The site is known as the Le Mesnager Barn, named after George La Mesnager, a French emigrant and wine maker.
Henderson Canyon Park is located in Glendale on the eastern slopes of the Verdugo Mountains. Trails lead to Brand Park, La Tuna Canyon Park, and the Verdugo Mountain Open Space Preserve. Access is at the end of Mesa Lila Road in Glendale. The area is covered with beautiful wildflowers in the late winter and spring.
Mayors Bicentennial Park
Mayors Bicentennial Park is a small, secluded, and beautiful park in Glendale, California. Amenities include a creek, a children’s play area, picnic tables, restrooms, walking trails, and lots of trees.
Glenoaks Canyon is an affluent community in Glendale with more than 750 upscale homes and nearly two thousand residents. The Glenoaks Canyon Home Owners Association is active in the highly desirable community.
Glenoaks Canyon Home Owners Association
Glenoaks Canyon Home Owners Association is a non-profit voluntary membership organization dedicated to preserving and protecting the more than 750 homes in the Glenoaks Canyon in Glendale, California. The association is governed by an elected board of directors and supports a strong and well organized neighborhood watch program.
Glenoaks Park is a 2.2 acre community park in the Glenoaks Canyon neighborhood of Glendale. The park offers tennis, basketball, volleyball, a wading pool, a children's play area, and a community room.
Lower Scholl Canyon Park
Lower Scholl Canyon Park is a 6.23 acre park in the Verdugo Mountains at the eastern end of Glendale. The park offers lots of open space and trails, picnic areas, mature shade trees, and a children's play area.
Glendale Sports Complex
The Glendale Sports Complex is a 27 acre park in the San Rafael Hills above the city of Glendale. The park offers two soccer fields, one baseball field, two softball fields, a concession and restrooms building, and a meeting room.
Emerald Isle Park
Emerald Isle Park is a 6.37 acre community park in Glendale that offers two tennis courts, basketball, a children's play area, picnic areas, and lots of green open space.
Scholl Canyon Golf and Tennis Club
Scholl Canyon Golf and Tennis Club, established in 1970, is located at the top of the Verdugo Mountains in Glendale, California. The William P. Bell designed 18 hole public golf course is one of the highest ranked courses in the United States and offers incredible views that include the Los Angeles Basin to the Pacific Ocean, and the San Fernando Valley. The club offers a complete pro shop and a first class clubhouse.
The Glendale Historical Society
The Glendale Historical Society (TGHS), established in 1979, is a non-profit membership association dedicated to preserving the rich history of Glendale's history and architectural heritage. TGHS also advocates for the identification and preservation of Glendale's landmarks such as the Alex Theatre, Goode House, the Masonic Temple, and Glendale Heritage Garden. The organization also supports the formation of historic districts to preserve the character of Glendale's established neighborhoods.
Catalina Verdugo Adobe
The Catalina Verdugo Adobe, built in 1828 by the Verdugo family, is a California Historical Landmark located in Glendale. It is the oldest building in Glendale and is located on a 1.3 acre park site at the base of the Verdugo Hills in a residential neighborhood. It is the site where Jesus Pico surrendered his Mexican forces to the American forces of John Fremont on January 11, 1847. The address is 2211 Bonita Drive.
Glendale Chamber of Commerce
Glendale Chamber of Commerce, established in 1910, is the voice of business in Glendale representing nearly 900 businesses in Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank, La Canada-Flintridge, La Crescenta, and the surrounding area. The chamber offers numerous networking opportunities, educational opportunities, marketing opportunities, and a comprehensive business directory.
Glendale Fire Department Museum
The Glendale Fire Department Museum is maintained by the Glendale Fire Department Muster Club. The museum features several fire trucks, numerous historic photos, firefighting equipment, all types of artifacts, and numerous antiques, dating back to 1922. The museum offers tours on a reservation basis. The museum is definitely worth visiting.
KRLA (870 AM) is a major radio station broadcasting a Conservative and Christian news and talk format. The station is located in Glendale, California and serves most of Southern California including the Los Angeles Basin. KRLA (870 AM) is owned by Salem Media Group, formerly Salem Communications, located in Camarillo. For several years, Michael Chulak, the broker for Pacific Realtors, hosted a radio show on KRLA (870 AM) featured as: On the Law by Attorney Michael Chulak.
KKLA – FM
KKLA – FM (99.5 FM) is a Christian talk and teaching radio station located in Glendale, California. The station is owned by Salem Media Group, formerly Salem Communications, and serves most of Los Angeles County and parts of Ventura County.
The Fish (95.9 FM)
The Fish (95.9 FM) serves Orange County and the Greater Los Angeles Area with contemporary Christian music that is safe for the entire family. The station is owned by Salem Media Group, formerly Salem Communications, and is located in Glendale which is in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles County.
The Alex Theatre, built in 1925, is a landmark theater located in Glendale, California. The theater is owned by the city of Glendale and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The theater is known for its unique Art Deco architecture. Today, the theater offers more than 250 events each year and serves more than 110,000 patrons each year. The theater is absolutely beautiful.
Glendale Real Estate
Homes in Glendale consist of both single family detached homes and attached homes that may be townhomes or stacked condominiums. Prices range from moderate to high depending upon the neighborhood. Our real estate agents and brokers can show you any homes listed for sale with any real estate brokerage firm.
Property Management – Glendale
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Glendale Business Sales
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Glendale Horse Property
If you want to buy or sell equestrian zoned property in or near Glendale, please contact us. We have several real estate agents with extensive experience representing buyers and sellers of horse properties.
Glendale Galleria is a major three story regional shopping center located in Glendale, California and is the second largest shopping mall in Los Angeles County. Anchors include Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom, Macy's, JC Penney, and Target. Other stores include Abercrombie & Fitch, Ann Taylor, Apple, Banana Republic, Gap, GapKids, Gucci, Guess, In-N-Out Burger, Louis Vuitton, and many others.
Rancho San Rafael
Rancho San Rafael was the 36,403-acre Spanish land grant given in 1784 in present day Los Angeles County that included Glendale, La Cañada Flintridge, Montrose, Verdugo City, and the communities of Atwater Village, Cypress Park, Eagle Rock, Glassell Park, Highland Park, and Mount Washington, all within the City of Los Angeles. The land grant included most of the San Rafael Hills along the Los Angeles River and the Arroyo Seco.
Brand Library & Art Center
Brand Library & Art Center, located in Brand Park in Glendale includes an Art and Music Library, Art Galleries, and a Recital Hall. Brand Library & Art Center sponsors numerous events that are free and open to the public including art exhibitions, concerts, art and music lectures, dance events, films, computer classes, children's events, and library tours. Activities are programmed by the Community Services and Parks Department of Glendale.
Glendale was inhabited by the Tongva People for thousands of years before the area was claimed by Spain and later by Mexico.
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