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Burbank is an entertainment industry mecca with a diverse array of shopping, dining, and residential areas.
Studio / 1 BR
27% Complete
1,713
2 Bedrooms
38% Complete
2,375
3 Bedrooms
56% Complete
3,498
4 Bedrooms
100% Complete
6,250

Good For
  • Couples without kids
  • Families
  • Professionals
  • Singles

 

What's around
  • 859 Shops
  • 235 Fitness options
  • 391 Restaurants
  • 46 Grocery stores/markets
  • 59 Banks
  • 70 Nightlife options

 


PUBLIC TRANSITGood

WALKABILITYExcellent
Safety

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  WHAT’S LIVING IN Burbank LIKE?

Burbank is a city of 100,000 people north of Hollywood and the Santa Monica Mountains. It has a bustling downtown home to media and entertainment companies, including The Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros. Entertainment, ABC Studios, and Marvel Studios, and most of its residents work in the entertainment industry. There is a diverse mix of shopping options in its different areas, from "Antique Row" in its Magnolia Park neighborhood to upscale malls to chain stores and an IKEA.

Outside of the commercial areas, however, Burbank is a model of clean, wide streets with well-tended single-family homes. Many of Burbank's homes were built in the 1940s and 1950s and are on the smaller side. However, there are plenty of homes that have been enlarged, as well as newly built homes that are much bigger. The Rancho Park neighborhood is well-known for its particularly large properties which often have stables for horse-loving residents. Near downtown Burbank there are a number of apartment complexes.

Families can take their pick from the many highly rated public schools around here.

Like other areas in the San Fernando Valley, Burbank has hotter temperatures than central and west Los Angeles, often hitting 100F/38C in summer.

Burbank is bordered on the north by Sun Valley and Shadow Hills, on the east by Glendale, on the south by Griffith Park, and on the west by North Hollywood and Toluca Lake.

 

Commute:
Century City: 21.7 miles / 45-100 minutes by car / 110-130 minutes by transit
Downtown LA: 12.5 miles / 30-65 minutes by car / 60 minutes by transit
Santa Monica: 23.8 miles / 45-100 minutes by car / 120 minutes by transit

Burbank Los Angeles Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Burbank LOCAL schools

9-12 GRADES
Monterey High (Continuation) School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.46 mi
9-12 GRADES
Burbank High School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.54 mi
6-8 GRADES
David Starr Jordan Middle School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.72 mi
K-5 GRADES
Thomas Edison Elementary School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.72 mi
K-5 GRADES
Walt Disney Elementary School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.83 mi

 

Local Flavor   Burbank Local Flavor

Castaway Restaurant
Castaway Restaurant 1250 EAST HARVARD RD BURBANK, CA 91501 MAP
www.castawayburbank.com

This spot in the hills of the San Fernando Valley offers great views of Los Angeles and award-winning contemporary steakhouse cuisine.

Starlight Bowl
Starlight Bowl 1249 LOCKHEED VIEW DR BURBANK, CA 91504 MAP
www.starlightbowl.com

Outdoor amphitheater that puts on a summer concert series. Bring a blanket and something to eat and drink and enjoy the music with the whole family.

Bob's Big Boy Restaurant
Bob's Big Boy Restaurant 4211 W RIVERSIDE DR BURBANK, CA 91505 MAP
http://www.bobs.net

Built in 1949, Bob's Big Boy is a magnificent example of the emerging California coffee shop style that exploded in Los Angeles in the 1950s. Offers a full diner menu.

Los Angeles Equestrian Center
Los Angeles Equestrian Center 480 W RIVERSIDE DR BURBANK, CA 91506 MAP
www.la-equestriancenter.com

Boarding, training, horse shows, shopping, riding lessons, and trail rides for the resident Burbank equestrians.

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