La Crescenta, known as “The Balcony of Southern California,” is a neighborhood nested at the base of the Angeles National Forest. If you are on the 210 freeway traveling west, the area begins at La Crescenta Ave. and ends at Lowell Ave. The neighborhood still feels like a sleepy mountain community, even though it long time ago matured into a suburb for neighboring Glendale.
Pasadena is a city in California, northeast of downtown Los Angeles. In the center, Old Pasadena is a shopping and dining district known for its Victorian and art deco buildings. The strikingly modern Norton Simon Museum houses notable European and Asian art, plus a sculpture garden.