The Parkview​ Near Sherman Oaks Galleria

Welcome to one of California’s gems, the San Fernando Valley.  The San Fernando Valley combines rich cultural heritage with small-town charm and big city lifestyles. The Parkview Apartment community is nestled into its own corner of Lake Balboa, a unique piece of the Valley.

In anticipation of your arrival, we’ve put together a printable welcome brochure to help you figure out your new surroundings. Inside, you’ll find a collection of practical shopping suggestions, helpful phone numbers, dining recommendations, and more. We’ve also listed some quick links below to give you a brief glance at the Lake Balboa cultural scene. Art, dining, recreation, and fun—everything’s here for you to explore.

If you need a map or directions to The Parkview Apartment community, we’ve made that easy for you as well. Just click over to the Map & Directions tab, enter your starting address, and you’re set to go.

Lake Balboa of The Parkview in Lake Balboa

Opportunity at Your Fingertips

What sorts of experiences lie in your ideal neighborhood? Take just a moment to think about it, because chances are good you’ll find them all here. The San Fernando Valley is a wonderful artistic community with theaters, dance performances, and concerts in the park. The Sherman Oaks Galleria is very close to The Parkview Apartment community, and is the community’s best-known landmark for mall shopping. Nearby, the Ventura Boulevard district is overflowing with boutiques, cafes, and creative shops.

If the outdoors are more your style, Lake Balboa has you covered there, too. The Japanese Zen Garden is a beautiful spot to walk around trees and waterfalls and gently unwind. Across the street from The Parkview, Lake Balboa Park offers boating, walking, picnicking, tennis, and places to play games or relax. The Farmer’s Market near Ventura Boulevard features fresh food and family-friendly fun every Sunday. No matter your budget, taste, or lifestyle preferences, opportunities abound in the San Fernando Valley.


Beyond the Neighborhood

While the Lake Balboa neighborhood is bursting with opportunity at home, sometimes you need to get further. Luckily, it isn’t hard. The Parkview Apartment community is conveniently located close to both the I-405 (San Diego) and 101 (Ventura) Freeways, making a commute into or out of the San Fernando Valley stress-free. The nearby Metro Orange Line connects Lake Balboa with Downtown Los Angeles, Universal City, and Hollywood in just a few minutes, and also offers quick access to more travel options.

Whether you choose to stay near Victory Blvd. or seek an adventure beyond, Lake Balboa is a beautiful place to call home—and The Parkview Apartment community will be there to welcome you back every time.