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Named after the neighborhood’s iconic rock formation of an eagle taking flight, Eagle Rock offers a peaceful respite from the bustle of downtown Los Angeles. The area’s adjacency to Silverlake and Glendale means that residents are still close to leisurely venues like Griffith Park and The Americana at Brand. Eagle Rock also has the appeal of a quaint college town since it is also the home of Occidental College.
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With towering views of the San Gabriel Mountains, Eagle Rock is a small town set in the fabric of Los Angeles. The name even sounds like it’s far away from the frenetic energy of Downtown Los Angeles and Hollywood. With quaint craftsman bungalows and Spanish style casitas, Eagle Rock homes are all over the spectrum. It’s one of the most popular places to live on the Eastside of Los Angeles because of its strong small business community and plentiful schools.FIND AN AGENT
Eagle Rock is a bustling neighborhood with art galleries, unique shops and restaurants. Food and dining is a highlight here — Cacao Mexicatessen’s duck carnitas tacos are the stuff of legend, Know Reality Pie is a not-well-hidden secret spot, The Oinkster is a fast food bucket list spot, Found Coffee brews strong cups, and locals go to Eagle Rock Brewery or Craft Beer Cellar for pints. Museums in Pasadena are just a couple miles away, including Kidspace Museum and the Norton Simon Museum.
Eagle Rock’s tree-lined streets are filled with young families, local business owners and neighborhood stakeholders. It’s a friendly and tight-knit neighborhood that can feel like a small town.
Eagle Rock residents spend weekends out and about on Colorado Boulevard, making the short hike to the actual Eagle Rock landmark, or venturing over the Arroyo into nearby Pasadena.
Eagle Rock has many local schools, both public and private. Public schools include Dahlia Heights Elementary, Delevan Drive Elementary, Rockdale Elementary, Santa Rosa Charter Academy and Eagle Rock High, to name just a few. Eagle Rock is a very short drive away from private schools in Pasadena and La Cañada-Flintridge.
The real estate market in Eagle Rock is hot, though not as frantic as nearby Highland Park and Mount Washington. Home values have climbed about 9 percent from 2015 to 2016—the median home value is about $750,000. Single-family homes dominate the market in Eagle Rock,
though multi-family units are sprinkled throughout, especially where the neighborhood abuts Glendale [link to neighborhood page]. New construction [link to new development page] in Eagle Rock includes some mixed-use residential and commercial buildings.
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