The Loud House Encyclopedia
The Loud House Encyclopedia

Great Lakes City, sometimes abbreviated to GLC, is a city that appears in The Loud House. It is also the main setting for its spin-off series The Casagrandes.[1]


Great Lakes City is a large metropolis located somewhere near the Great Lakes of the Midwestern United States.[2] It is located over 200 miles away from Royal Woods, Michigan, in another state. It's 3 hours away from Royal Woods. Like many metropolises, it is a crossroads of cultures and peoples from around the world, and contains infrastructure such as an airport, taxis, buses, and a metro system called the Great Lakes Area Rapid Transit (GLART). It contains a number of institutions and sites of interest.


Casagrande Apartment

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Main article: Casagrande Apartment

Laird's Mansion

Main article: Laird's Mansion


Chavez University

A local university where Carlos Casagrande teaches a variety of subjects. It is a typical American university, and one of two sites named after labor leader Cesar Chavez. Lori Loud had intended to study there with Bobby Santiago before gaining a scholarship to Fairway University.


A typical downtown area with large Jumbotron advertising screens, observation towers, and parks.

Cesar Chavez Academy

Main article: Cesar Chavez Academy

This is an elementary school that Ronnie Anne and other characters attend. It is the second location named after Cesar Chavez.

Great Lakes Area Rapid Transit (GLART)

The metropolis's metro rail system. It consists of both underground and above-ground segments. Stanley Chang works as a conductor and driver, while various characters use it to get around the city.

Great Lakes City Library

A library that was seen in "Undivided Attention". Mavis works there as a librarian.

Great Lakes City Zoo

Main article: Great Lakes City Zoo

A zoo where to see a lot of animals. Becca Chang works there as a tour guide.


Art Space Gallery

A gallery in Great Lakes City that displays works of art. Frida Puga Casagrande and Romeo work here.

Burger Blast

Burger Blast is a fast food restaurant that opened up in "Fast Feud" near the Casagrandes' apartment. It is run by Padma and Pierre.

Greta's Magic

A magic store that is run by the magician Greta the Great.

Hi 'n' Buy

A new, large grocery store in the city that first appeared in "Store Wars with the Casagrandes". It's a serious competition for Casagrande Bodega as it opened up nearby it.

Hong's Korean Market

A Korean market that is run by Injae Hong that first appears in "Bo Bo Business". It is down the street from the Casagrande Mercado. Bobby once worked here following a promotion disagreement with Hector.

Margarita's Beauty

A beauty salon owned by Margarita that is near the Casagrandes' apartment.

Gallery: Margarita's Beauty/Gallery

Pete's Pets

A pet store owned by Pete that first appears in "Croaked".

Pizza Pig

A local pizza restaurant that was first seen in "No Show with the Casagrandes".

Unidentified pizza restaurant

A known pizza restaurant that is staffed by an unnamed pizza chef and an as-yet-unseen man named Gino.

Outside the City

Fairway University

Main article: Fairway University


  • Great Lakes City is based on (and according to Keyframe magazine, sited in) the real life city of Chicago, Illinois[3], over 200 miles away from Royal Oak, Michigan. Aside from this, it also integrates elements of New York City and Los Angeles.[2]
    • In "Throwing Pains", information stated by Dodge revealed that Great Lakes City is somewhere in the "Tri-Lakes Area".
  • Hector has lived there his entire life, and has become a heavy sleeper due to the occasional noise of the city.[4]
  • El Raton, a mouse who is the Mexican equivalent to the Tooth Fairy, collects children's lost teeth here.[5]
  • The city has its own record book, titled Great Lakes City's Book of Epic Records.[6]


  1. Petski, Denise (July 2, 2018). Nickelodeon Greenlights ‘The Loud House’ Spinoff ‘Los Casagrandes’ (English). Deadline Hollywood. Nickelodeon. Archived from the original on 2018-07-02. Retrieved on 2018-07-02.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Peacock Kids (October 28, 2019). What They Got Right with The Casagrandes! #ad | WHAT THEY GOT RIGHT (English) (Video). YouTube. Nickelodeon. Archived from the original on 2022-01-13. Retrieved on 2020-08-03.
  3. Friedlander, Whitney (October 29, 2019). Latinx Artists and Writers Tap into Their Heritage for The Casagrandes (English). Keyframe. Nickelodeon. Archived from the original on 2020-10-05. Retrieved on 2019-10-29.
  4. "Fast Feud"
  5. "Tooth or Consequences"
  6. "For the Record"

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