An Architectural View of Pasadena City Hall

Designed by John Bakewell & Arthur Brown, Pasadena City Hall was completed on December 27, 1927. With its red tiled roof, ornate fountain, and garden courtyard, Bakewell and Brown were heavily influence by the early Renaissance style of 16th century Italian architect Andrea Palladio. City Hall is a rectangular edifice, with 235 rooms and passageways covering 170,000 square feet.

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In Altadena, A Lovely Tudor Cottage Transformed by House of Honey, $2.9M

By Philip Ferrato

Where: 1665 Braeburn Road, Altadena
Asking: $2,875,000
What: A lovely, transformed Tudor cottage, built in Altadena’s early ‘20s heyday and reinvented by Tamara Kaye-Honey, the Pasadena-based interior designer whose firm House of Honey, creates unexpected and evocative interiors for both residential and commercial clients. Her own home is no exception, combining an unmatched sense of eclecticism and style, beautifully executed.

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6 Exquisite Homes in Peaceful Places

Pasadena, California. This modern smart home in the Langham neighborhood has walls of recycled glass. The five-bedroom house includes three fireplaces, a gym, a spa-style master bath, wide-plank walnut floors, and 12-foot ceilings throughout.

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Bidding for adorable Spanish-style in Pasadena will start at $749K

By Bianca Barragan

The curb appeal is strong with this 1927 Spanish-style house in northeast Pasadena: A white facade and red-tile roof combined with drought-tolerant landscaping are textbook Southern California.

The interior is dotted with wooden doors and “original hardware,” like a wrought iron chandelier in the dining room. In a charming, old-timey touch, the living room’s high, beamed ceilings appear to be decoratively painted. There are two baths and three bedrooms, and one has its own attached sunroom and built-in shelves.

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For the Entertainer, This $5.5M Home in Southern California Fits the Bill

By Jenny Xie

Families seeking seclusion in the city and ample space to grow and entertain will appreciate this five-bedroom, six-bath home in the Langham neighborhood of Pasadena, California.

With clean, contemporary lines, a neutral color palette, and 12-foot-high ceilings, the residence promotes a sense of calm while flexibly accommodating different lifestyles. Shared areas open onto a spacious backyard patio and pool, creating a seamless stage for entertaining both indoors and outdoors. The pool house, currently used as a gym, can be easily converted into guest quarters, and the attic spaces above two of the bedrooms have potential to become kid-friendly rumpus rooms. As the current homeowner John Van Scoter describes, “It’s not just a traditional house. There are creative portions of the floor plan that could be used for a variety of things.”

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