About Glendale, AZ
From its historic downtown to the state of the art sporting venues, Glendale AZ is a city showcasing its charming past blended with modern design. In the late 1800s, what is now known as Glendale, Arizona, was a desert wasteland. Fast forward to today, and you’ll find one of the fastest growing cities in the state with no shortage of things to do. With tons to entertain the avid sports fan, quaint shops and local events, you can experience the best in shopping, dining and entertainment.
Education In Glendale
Glendale has great schools with a reputation for providing high-quality education for its K-8 and high school students. In addition, Glendale has a number of higher education campuses, including Glendale Community College, Arizona State University West Campus, Thunderbird School of Global Management and Midwestern University college of medicine.
Things To Do In Glendale
Glendale is home to lots of locally sponsored events, as well as many professional sports teams. For the ultimate sports fan, Glendale gives you the chance to see professional hockey, football and baseball games. The University of Phoenix Stadium, home of the Arizona Cardinals football team is unlike any other stadium in North America. With its retractable roof and field it is a true marvel of design, engineering, and technology. It also hosts some of the hottest concerts and conventions in Arizona, and will also be the home field for the 2015 Superbowl. After the game, head over to the neighboring Tanger Outlets and Westgate shopping center, where you can get the latest and greatest in dining and retail venues. Glendale is also the spring training home of the L.A. Dodgers and Chicago White Sox, complete with a full schedule of games to enjoy.
To support local businesses, take a trip to Downtown Glendale to browse through the boutique shops and small businesses. Every December during the towns annual Glendale Glitters festival, Downtown Glendale is magically transformed with over a million sparkling lights to celebrate the holidays. Right before Valentine’s Day, you can indulge your sweet tooth at the annual Chocolate Affaire, featuring over 40 vendors selling a large variety of decadent confections. Glendale takes pride in the community and involving its residents in the support of local businesses, all while having a great time!
Real Estate In Glendale
Given the size and growth of Glendale, you can find real estate prices ranging from the mid $100’s up to million dollar properties, depending on location. Condominium and townhouse prices start at around $150,000. The average sales price of a single family home in Glendale starts around $185,000 to $200,000.
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