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 Lauren Beale Framed by a backdrop of the San Gabriel Mountains, this 1970s house in Pasadena is a prime example of the post-and-beam style. A long hedged driveway leads to a motor court and the home’s wooden double door. Inside, the interiors are like a museum for a not-so-distance past. The kitchen was recently... Keep reading →
By Jenny Xie Built in 1971, this well-maintained home features expansive windows, ample outdoor space, and tasteful updates suited for the modern lifestyle. The San Gabriel Mountains provide a dramatic backdrop of rolling green peaks for this post-and-beam construction designed by architect Thomas A. Dismukes. The four-bedroom, two-bath residence offers a secluded refuge in the... Keep reading →
By Jamie Robinson This post and beam dwelling by Thomas A Dismukes makes the most of its views of the San Gabriel Mountains. Hidden away behind a hedge on Pasadena’s 1615 Hastings Ranch Dr, the midcentury Californian property – for sale via Deasy / Penner & Partners for $1.899m – has multiple outdoor terraces, as... Keep reading →
By Philip Ferrato Where: 1615 Hastings Ranch Drive, Pasadena Asking: $1,899,000 What: A classic (but late) icon of the Post + Beam Style that swept Los Angeles in the ’50s and ’60s, notably implemented by graduates of the USC School of Architecture, this handsome house has been well-cared for since its construction in 1971 by... Keep reading →
By Bianca Barragan Located in Pasadena’s Hastings Ranch neighborhood, right up against the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, this four-bedroom post and beam home is just lovely. Some of the home’s “continuous walls of glass” are visible from the stairs that lead to the front doors. Inside, the communal rooms are clustered together—living room,... Keep reading →