The neighborhood of Valley Glen is located in the city of Los Angeles, California.
The character of Valley Glen is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. The noise levels in this part of Los Angeles are low, as the streets are usually reasonably tranquil - although there are still several noisier sections, especially closer to Hollywood Freeway or the railway line. Lastly, accessing public green spaces, including Valley Plaza Park, is easy from the majority of locations in the neighborhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to enjoy.
Large apartment buildings are the main housing type, representing around 45% of buildings in Valley Glen, while small apartment buildings and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This part of the city also has a choice of housing sizes; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 70% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home and 30% are owners. The average year of construction for houses in this part of Los Angeles is 1961.
It is usually an option for home buyers in Valley Glen to purchase general and specialty groceries by walking. Likewise, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. A reasonable selection of clothing stores is also situated within a rather short walking distance. Concerning education, both primary and secondary schools are convenient to walk to from any location in this neighborhood. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
This part of Los Angeles is quite conducive to walking; many common errands can be run on foot, and there are also a fair number of businesses close by. The favored method to navigate Valley Glen is often driving. It is convenient to park, and most homes for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Hollywood Freeway. However, traveling by transit can be occasionally challenging in Valley Glen by reason of the low service level. Thankfully, the neighborhood is linked by about 10 bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop.