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 Tucked into the hills of southwest Pasadena is the 45-home Poppy Peak neighborhood, named for its highest point and the flowers that grew wild there. The land was purchased in 1924 by developer William Carr, who mapped out the residential lots and built his own home. The Roaring ‘20s were well underway,... Keep reading →
By Sandra Barrera A two-story glass and wood pavilion, designed in 1957 by Case Study architecture firm Buff, Straub and Hensman and restored, has hit the market in Pasadena’s Poppy Peak Historic District. The asking price is $2.125 million. Within 1,885 square feet of the early post and beam structure, known as the Thomson Residence... Keep reading →
By Pauline O’Connor Where: 206 South Greenwood Avenue, Pasadena 91107 When: Saturday Feb 8 and Sunday Feb 9, 2 to 4 p.m. Specs: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,282 square feet Selling points: An excellent starter-home candidate, this 1908 Craftsman bungalow a little east of Pasadena City College offers a welcoming front sitting porch with stone pillars and a swing, hardwood floors,... Keep reading →
deasypennerpodley is excited to announce Eric Vallejo as a new agent to our Pasadena family. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Eric Vallejo has witnessed the tremendous change and growth the city has undergone. He brings his expertise in building high-end homes to deasy denner podley. As a project manager, he learned how to be... Keep reading →
By Elijah Chiland Tucked into a tree-filled lot on architecture-rich Poppy Peak Drive, this Pasadena home was designed in 1957 by prolific architectural firm Buff, Straub, and Hensman. It’s a prime example of the firm’s modernist style, with a simple post-and-beam structure that frames spacious and open interiors. A downstairs living room flows into a dining area and... Keep reading →