Glassell Park is a hilly neighborhood northeast of DTLA with good highway access and cheaper home prices than some of its more fashionable neighbors. Its twisting roads are mostly home to modest single-family houses though you'll find some apartments on the main thoroughfares.
There are a number of fast food and casual style restaurants in the neighborhood offering Mexican, Filipino, and Asian fare. You'll also find a few cafes, including the popular Lemon Poppy Kitchen. Nightlife is limited to just a few options, but one of them is the highly rated Verdugo bar: it has a large craft beer menu, an outdoor patio, and often hosts live music.
On hot summer days the neighborhood Glassell Park Pool fills up with locals.
The schools in the area are not particularly good and a couple have earned poor marks.
Burbank: 8.8 miles / 15-25 minutes by car / 45-65 minutes by transit
Century City: 15.9 miles / 50-90 minutes by car / 100-110 minutes by transit
Downtown LA: 6.3 miles / 20-45 minutes by car / 55-60 minutes by transit
Santa Monica: 19.7 miles / 50-100 minutes by car / 100-130 minutes by transit
Glassell Park’s public pool is your typical city pool: affordable and well-kept if not a bit spartan. It’s hard to beat the convenience of a nearby neighborhood pool, but don’t always expect to find the most luxurious amenities and upkeep in here.
If you're tired of the usual, uninspiring breakfast and lunch choices most restaurants offer, you will be thrilled to have found Lemon Poppy Kitchen! Choose from our selection of sweet pastries, savory snacks, aromatic coffees, and so much more, and you'll discover delicious new ways to wake up your taste buds.
Polish cuisine techniques meets it hospitality to create a fine dining experience distinct than other. Where the “Polish “style of service comes straight from the heart, and where any occasion becomes a memorable evening.
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