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Toluca Lake is a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley that spans two different cities: Burbank and North Hollywood. Originally a ranch known for its crops of peaches, apples, and walnuts, today it is an affluent residential community. Convenient to the 101 and 5 freeways, and only 12 miles north of Downtown Los Angeles, Toluca Lake is convenient to many areas of the city, including Hollywood.
- Population: 12,303
- Median Age: 37.8
- Averate Household Size: 1.9 people
- Median Household Income (2008): $64,219
- Median house/condo value (2009): $580,566
- Median Rent (2008): $1,119
Points of Interest
St. Charles Borromeo Church
One of the oldest parishes in the San Fernando Valley, the St. Charles Borremo Catholic Church is known for its celebrity patrons. It was the location for weddings and funerals for and attended by the likes of Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, President Gerald Ford, Nancy Reagan, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Robert Urich, and others.
Bob's Big Boy
Established in 1949, the Bob's Big Boy in Burbank is the oldest remaining restaurant in the famous chain. Located at 4211 Riverside Drive, it still retains it's classic charm with a massive pylon sign, an open kitchen, and big picture windows.
Universal Studios Hollywood
A combination movie studio and theme park, Universal Studios is one of the top attractions in the LA area. The park features rides and attractions based on popular films and TV shows as well as the infamous backlot tour of past sets. Outside the general park, City Walk is a favorite of locals looking for a night out; it is an entertainment and retail district that features a state-of-the-art cinema and dozens of popular shops and restaurants.
Lakeside Golf Club
Located right next to the Toluca Lake lake, the Lakeside Golf Club is a private course for members only.
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