At nearly 3,000 gross acres, South Glendale is a large and diverse area. The South Glendale Community Plan (SGCP) subdivides the South Glendale area into 44 planning areas across three categories:
Centers are areas with concentrated development which may be based on a centralized location with varied land uses or clustered around a single major use such as a hospital or studio.
- Adams Square
- Columbus School
- East Colorado Gateway
- Pacific Avenue Gateway
- Pacific Edison
- Tropico TOD
Corridors provide for the planning of linear tracts of land as opportunities to coordinate building development, transportation, and greenway connections.
- Brand Boulevard of Cars
- East Broadway
- East Colorado
- North Glendale Avenue
- San Fernando Road (north of Colorado)
- San Fernando Road (south of Pacific curve)
- South Central Avenue
- South Glendale Avenue (north of Palmer)
- South Glendale Avenue (south of Palmer)
- Verdugo Road
- West Broadway
- West Colorado
Glendale’s residential neighborhoods range from low density/open space areas filled with single-family homes in hillside areas to high-density, multi-story apartments and condominiums surrounding Glendale’s downtown.