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City of Glendale

Beacon Participant Profile

“The Greener Glendale Plan takes advantage of common sense approaches and innovative policies that the local government is uniquely positioned to implement. The actions identified can reduce energy use and waste along with the associated costs, improve air quality and environmental health, and provide other benefits to the City of Glendale for years to come.” Greener Glendale Plan Introduction

About Glendale

  • Incorporated: 1906
  • Population: 207,902 (2010) 
  • Location: Eastern end of the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles County
  • Elevation: 522 feet
  • Area: 30 square miles

Climate Action Activities

Climate Action Resources


Agency Energy Savings

Agency Natural Gas Savings

Agency Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Community Greenhouse Gas Reductions

  • Silver Level, 5% (2013)

Sustainability Best Practices

  • Gold Level (2013)

Glendale Converts Vacant Lot Into Senior Housing


The Community Before

The site that is now Heritage Park was a weed-covered vacant lot that previously contained multi-unit residences that were considered substandard and subject to numerous code compliance citations.

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