Area Information

June 26, 2008

Pasadena California - Madison Heights


Pasadena California

Madison Heights

A great neighborhood right next to the South Lake Avenue District. It has a strong neighborhood association and has an annual 4th of July parade and other family oriented activities.

The neighborhood was laid out in the 19th century, and the oldest house still standing dates ...

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June 25, 2008

Pasadena California - Lower Arroyo Seco & San Rafael


In 1940s, the housing shortage in Pasadena led to the development of the San Rafael area and new residences were built that reflected the upper middle class and very wealthy families.

What is a surprise to many is that this residential area used to ...

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June 22, 2008

Pasadena California - Old Town Historic District


Old Town is Pasadena's original business district that began at the intersection of Fair Oaks Avenue and Colorado Boulevard. Newly revitalized, Old Town is one of Southern California's leading destinations. It has pedestrian-friendly streets, designer boutiques, coffee shops and restaurants.

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June 22, 2008

Relocating To South Pasadena?

Relocating to Pasadena California?

If you are thinking of moving or relocating to Pasadena, California, you are looking for a lot of information. You came to the right place. Welcome!

Here, you will find neighborhood resources, a restaurant guide, local museums and market data information for Pasadena real estate.

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June 21, 2008

Bungalow Heaven


Bungalow Heaven - Pasadena California Map

Bungalow Heaven is Pasadena's first Landmark District. It has many different architectural styles, but locals mainly know it due to its abundance of California Bungalows that were built between 1900 to 1930s.

READ MORE: Everything You Wanted to Know about Pasadena Neighborhoods

Many of the bungalows here ...

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June 20, 2008

Pasadena Real Estate - A Hot Commodity!

If you haven't had an opportunity to pick up a copy of Pasadena Weekly this week, take a look at this article by Joanna Beresford titled A View from the Bridge.

Besides the poignant story and history of the Colorado Bridge, Joanna examines reasons to feel optimistic about the ...

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June 20, 2008

Pasadena California - Orange Heights


Orange Heights Pasadena

Once known as "Pill Hill", because of the large number of physicians and care givers who lived in the neighborhood, Orange Heights has always been at the heart of Pasadena's civic life. Some of the city's most prominent citizens have lived here, attracted by the beautiful ...

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June 19, 2008

Pasadena California - Historic Highlands


Historic Highlands - Pasadena California Map

In late 2007, city of Pasadena has unanimously approved Historic Highlands as a Landmark Distirct. It's about time since this area has some of the most beautiful craftsman homes in Pasadena.

Historic Highlands Neighborhood website has this to share about the Historic Highlands history:

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June 18, 2008

Pasadena California - Oak Knoll

Oak Knoll Pasadena


Pasadena California

Once the site of a sheep ranch owned by Henry Huntington, this neighborhood began its life before the turn of the 20th century featuring many grand estates. These estates were built to showcase the lovely native oaks growing in the area. The most famous estate ...

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June 17, 2008

Pasadena Area Neighborhoods

Pasadena, of course, is well known as the city of Roses, the annual Rose Parade and the Rose Bowl. What many people don't realize is that Pasadena California could easily be called an Arts & Crafts Capital of the United States.

In this post, I wanted to break down ...

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