Welcome to La Crescenta
La Crescenta embraces a relaxed atmosphere with country style living while providing easy commuting to surrounding Los Angeles. Combining all the advantages of urban living and metropolitan convenience, this residential community offers seclusion and quiet for families who make their livings in the bustle of one of America’s greatest cities. It is bordered on the north by the Angeles National Forest, on the east by La Cañada Flintridge, on the south by Glendale, and the northwest by Tujunga.
The Foothill Freeway runs through the southern portion of the area. Located less than 24 miles from LAX and within 10 miles from Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena, the city offers many facilities. They include three parks, the Crescenta Canada YMCA, and picnic facilities for public use. La Crescenta homes are in high demand because of the areas’ good school system and Foothill atmosphere.
Favorite Local Spots
La Crescenta is home to El Sol Mexican restaurant, a local favorite for many years. We also have Black Cow Cafe, a local fav for breakfast and lunch, Schreiners Meets, Classic Pastry, Casa Cordova, Jeremy's coffee shop and many more. Also not to be missed, the skate park at CV park and Deukmejian Wilderness park.
EXPLORE THE AREA
La Crescenta is known for it's central location to just about everything. You are freeway close anywhere you are in
La Crescenta and centrally located to Downtown Los Angeles, Pasadena, Orange County and the valley. Downtown commute is about 20 minutes; 20 minutes to the valley and about 10 minutes to Pasadena.
Alway sunny here in La Crescenta. Lows in winter dip to about 40 and the highs can reach over 100 on hot summer days.
La Crescenta is home to award winning schools at all levels. There are 6 elementary school, one middle school and 2 high schools - one of which is a Charter school.
There are many options for hiking in the La Crescenta area varying in degrees of difficulty. Some of the favorites include Deukmejian Wilderness Park, Beaudry loop hike and Descanso Trail. Please visit this link for more:
There is a bike lane that runs along Foothill Blvd from Sunland all the way to Alta Dena. There are also bike lanes on Honolulu and Verdugo Roads. La Crescenta is a bike friendly town.
Crecsenta/Canada YMCA, yoga, pilates as well as several independent gyms. there is certainly no shortage in fitness options in the Crecenta Valley.
LOCAL & FARMERS MARKETS
Crescenta Valley offers all the regular shopping choices: Ralphs, Vons and Trader Joe’s, we are also lucky to have Harmony Farms and Angus Meat market.
La Crescenta does not currently have its own farmers market but there are several options withing very close proximity: Montrose Farmers Market, La Canada Flintridge farmers market and even the farmers market at the Grove in Los Angeles which is only about a 30 minute drive.
Han's Beauty is a local favorite for all your beauty needs. We also have Crescenta Valley Flower Mart and Hallmark Store.
A very pet friendly neighborhood. there is a large Dog park at CV park open daily and a host of pet stores in and around the city.
La Crescenta is right next door to La Canada where the UA movie theatre resides. You are only about 5 minutes from it here in the Crescenta Valley.