La Cañada Flintridge

La Cañada Flintridge is all where relatively high net worth people live a peaceful, small town existence.


La Cañada Flintridge is located off the 210 freeway, just west of the 134 interchange. The Angeles Crest mountains are to the north, Altadena is to the east, the Canyons area of Glendale is to the south and La Crescenta is on the western border. It is not technically Glendale CA neighborhood, it is County of Los Angeles. La Cañada is served by it’s own school district, a water district and county services for gas and electric. Private trash services are available throughout the city.

Map of La Cañada Flintridge

La Cañada is convenient to major attractions like Downtown Los Angeles, the Rosebowl, Old Town Pasadena and many major studios. There is even the Summer Beach Bus, a resident only service connecting La Canada to Santa Monica Bay.


Many families come to La Cañada Flintridge for the schools. The public school district is one of the highest-ranking districts in California and private schools like Flintridge Prep, St Francis and Learning Castle are highly regarded. It is important to understand school boundaries when buying a home in La Canada. There is a small slice of La Canada called the Sagebrush that belongs to the Glendale Unified School District.

Downtown Los Angeles Professionals like the safe, small-town atmosphere and easy commute to work. JPL is a major employer.

The divine Descanso Gardens and the Hahmonga Watershed are major La Cañada attractions.  JPL opens it’s doors once a year for an open house and visitors flock to see the latest in space exploration. The Angeles National Forest is our backyard with spectacular hiking, camping, skiing, and wilderness.


The La Cañada School District is a destination system for families all over Southern California as it is considered one of the top districts in the entire state. All public schools rank at a 10 on the Great Schools website and there are several renown private schools. Academics and sports are emphasized, but there are opportunities for a wide range of interests within the district.


La Canada Flintridge is actually two cities merged into one. La Canada was located along Foothill Blvd and aboveoriginally an unassuming neighborhood that took pride in its mountain community roots. Single story homes on large lots (by city standards) were common and architectural styles were typically ranch with a few Spanish and English sprinkled throughout.

Flintridge was its affluent neighbor and it was filled with larger homes on irregular and large lots in the mountains. The well to do residents commissioned custom homes in every style from Georgian Plantation to English Manor to California Ranch.

The two communities joined forces and incorporated into a single city in 1976.