Glendale is a city in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 12,872 at the 2010 census. Glendale was incorporated on December 28, 1950 from portions of the Town of Milwaukee. It began to develop rapidly in the 1950s, reflecting post-World War II metropolitan growth and migration patterns throughout the United States. Bayshore Town Center (formerly called Bayshore Mall) was established on the eastern border of the city in 1954.