Overview of Glendale
Glendale, WI is situated in the southeastern region of the state, roughly 10 miles north of Milwaukee. It has a population of approximately 12,900. The city is relatively young, and has existed just over 50 years. People looking for Glendale apartments for rent will find a community with tight ties to its history and big plans for its future.
Living in Glendale, WI
Glendale's early history is woven into Milwaukee's. The area was originally inhabited by Potawatomi Native Americans. In the 1830s, many European immigrants, mostly German, were drawn to the area because of its inexpensive land and good soil. As Milwaukee grew, it expanded into what is now Glendale. Glendale was incorporated in 1950 with a population of 3,100. It began with thriving commercial development, industry and residential areas.
Glendale today provides office space for several successful companies, including Johnson Controls, Wyco Group and Forrer Business Interiors. It is also home to the Orthopaedic Hospital of Milwaukee, Columbia-St. Mary's Headquarters and Wheaton Franciscan Services. The city's population increases by approximately 8,500 commuters every day. Residents with apartments in Glendale can choose between three award-winning school districts and parochial systems. They have close proximity to three Milwaukee County Parks, all of which are connected by Milwaukee County's Oak Leaf Bicycle Trail network. They also can choose from several institutes of higher education within 10 miles, including Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
Glendale Attractions and Special Events
Glendale residents and visitors have many opportunities to explore the area. There are numerous unique dining and shopping venues, as well as an upscale bowling alley and a PGA Tour golf course. Every summer, people enjoy the city's concert series "Music in the Glen" and the many outdoor activities on the Milwaukee River, such as fishing and canoeing. The pristine shores of Lake Michigan are also just miles away.
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