Glendale, AZ


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Glendale, AZ bills itself as “Arizona’s Antique Capital,” with support for its claim from both Sunset Magazine (2004) and a 1998 article in USA Today. Glendale is home to the popular Arrowhead Towne Center mall in the northwest part of the city and is home to Midwestern University, metro Phoenix’s first medical school. According to the 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is almost 250,000.

Also in Glendale is the new University of Phoenix Stadium, home of the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals and the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. In 2008, Super Bowl XLII was played there. Both venues are part of the Westgate City Center development plan, meant to spur growth in the sparsely inhabited Yucca district. The Chicago White Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB) both moved to Glendale and share a spring training facility.

Jobing.com Arena opened in 2003 (formerly Glendale Arena) adjacent to University of Phoenix Stadium and is the home of the Phoenix Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Glendale plays host to a variety of events throughout the year that attracts thousands, including:

  • Glendale Chocolate Festival (February every year)
  • Glendale Glitters (December every year)
  • Annual Glendale Jazz and Blues Festival

Many school districts serve the city of Glendale: Deer Valley Unified School District, Dysart Unified School District and Peoria Unified School District.

Glendale high schools: Glendale Union High, Phoenix Union High, Tolleson Union High.

Glendale elementary schools: Alhambra Elementary, Glendale Elementary, Pendergast Elementary, Washington Elementary.

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