Glendale Galleria


Hattie Colegrove, Reporter

In California, there are many shops, malls, stores, and almost anything you can think of. There are places to buy anything, ranging from cultures, foods, material items, and more. If you are a major shopper, and would like to see an interesting center, Glendale Galleria may be perfect for you.

The Galleria has different sections. There is the normal shopping mall filled with many popular stores, and it consists of three floors! You can find shops such as Banana Republic, Victoria’s Secret, Macy’s, Gucci, Gap, the possibilities are endless. There are also a wide variety of restaurants like Panda Express, In-N-Out Burger, and other small restaurants with quick snacks like SomiSomi which sells popular treats from other countries.

You can also walk across the road to visit The Americana at Brand, an outdoor plaza filled with more stores, and restaurants but there’s a twist. As you travel on the streets, and walkways you may encounter street performers doing the usual dance, song, or trick. In the middle of the plaza there is a large fountain and a beautiful place to rest and just enjoy your view. When you enter the Americana there is a large, beautiful clock surrounded by another fountain. There are also trolley tracks you can follow as you walk about the Americana, incase you were to ever get lost. During the holidays the Galleria and Americana are lit up with the most amazing lights, and the statue in the middle of the fountain glows marvelously.

Many who enjoy crowds, shopping, and spending a day out and about would love Glendale Galleria. Be prepared to witness some of the most amazing sights you’ll ever lay your eyes upon.