With a whopping 125 entries on the National Register of Historic Places located here, Pasadena is one of L.A. County’s most desirable and beloved cities. Notable structures include Greene and Greene’s Gamble House, the Beaux Arts Colorado Street Bridge, Hale Solar Laboratory, Rose Bowl, and Jet Propulsion Laboratory, among others. And there’s no shortage of culture here: the Pasadena Playhouse, Norton Simon Museum of Art, and Pasadena Museum of California Art are all in town. Drive through leafy Bungalow Heaven, a quiet 16-block area, featuring 800 small Craftsman homes built from 1900 to 1930. Then spend time in Old Town, a 21-block historic downtown district, where you’ll find the lively gastropub Union, a Tesla showroom, Everson Royce wine shop, and stylish boutiques such as Joie and Mohawk General Store.
By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo Comprised of a stunning grand estate, as well as a reinvented pool/guest house, this expansive private compound in Pasadena is seeking a new owner. Privately nestled above the Rose Bowl Stadium, this 5,677-square-foot property includes a recently developed main house constructed of steel, glass, and poured concrete. Designed by Rodney Ross,... Keep reading →
By Philip Ferrato Where: 835 Linda Vista Avenue, Pasadena Asking: $5,000,000 What: A 4-bed, 6-bath compound on a deep lot near the Rose Bowl where architect Rodney Ross reinvented a 1957 vintage ranch by Kemper Nomland as pool/guest house– and built a radically new but respectful structure just beyond. To read the full article visit their website here.
Enjoy a free evening of art, music, and entertainment as Pasadena’s top arts and cultural institutions open their doors this Friday, March 9th, from 6-10PM. Kickstart your journey at one of the 19 participating institutions – where free shuttles will transport you to your next destination. For more information, please visit ArtNightPasadena.org!
Stars from Meryl Streep to Kristen Wiig are suddenly being drawn to the grande dame of L.A. suburbs, where it “takes an act of God” to get some residents to sell. When Meryl Streep and Kristen Wiig buy similar homes within blocks of each other in the span of a week, the question inevitably arises:... Keep reading →
By Jack Flemming A minimalist-style house that was built in 1947 as part of the Case Study program has sold in Pasadena for $2.96 million. The final price tag is $30,000 shy of when it originally listed for sale in September. Designed by father-and-son duo Kemper Nomland and Kemper Nomland Jr., the horizontal home parallels... Keep reading →