Nestled in the foothills of the picturesque San Gabriel Mountains, Glendora is only about 27 miles and an hour’s drive from downtown Los Angeles. The city is located 6 miles northeast of West Covina and about 21 miles north of Anaheim, CA. Its strategic location offers convenient access to major commercial, cultural, educational and recreational areas in Southern California.
Glendora is one of Southern California’s most attractive residential communities with a variety of homes – from cozy turn-of-the-century cottages to prestigious executive hillside estates. The city’s oak- and palm-lined streets are well suited to the temperate, Mediterranean climate.
City officials describe Glendora as “an upscale but understated suburban city”, where neighbors “know and speak to one another” and where “business people work together with the collaborative spirit and zeal of their pioneering ancestors.”
The city believes that in Glendora, everyone is family, and families are most important. The community provides a great place to live, work and play for people who cherish small-town living and traditional American values.
Glendora’s diversified business community ranges from the downtown “Village”, where personalized service is provided by several owner-operated retail stores, to corporate headquarters of major U.S. and international companies.
Known as the “Pride of the Foothills”, Glendora is the site of the largest growth bougainvillea in the United States.
Points of Interest:
Rubel Castle (AKA Rubelia): The LA Times calls it "The San Gabriel Valley Version of Watts Towers." A castle built out of concrete and recycled materials by Glendora resident Michael Rubel, has hosted notable guests including Prince Philip and Henry Kissinger.
Glendora Village: Offers a small town atmosphere that's big on shopping, restaurants and services. Along The Avenue you will find over 38 retail stores, 13 restaurants, 13 salons, 3 spas, and wide choice of personal and professional services. The Village also hosts numerous events throughout the year.
Podley Properties Glendora
755 E. Route 66
Glendora, CA 91740