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.
Graciously set back from renowned South San Rafael Avenue and sited to capture arresting views of the San Gabriels beyond, this sophisticated Mediterranean with cues of Regency style from a 1940s enhancement awaits only its fifth owner. Nearly three quarters of a flat acre of sweeping grassy lawn, north/south tennis court, swimmers’ pool with bar... Keep reading →
From a 1907 Craftsman foursquare in South Pasadena to a modern architectural stocked with eco-friendly upgrades in the prestigious Oak Knoll neighborhood, DPP’s featured Pasadena listings embrace both the classical and the most modern elements of design. Regardless of your architectural taste, DPP has something for anyone looking to experience all that Pasadena has to... Keep reading →
by Wendy Bowman Caught yourself daydreaming about living in a sleek residence overflowing with fun and eco-friendly upgrades and amenities? This contemporary home, nestled onto a picturesque lot in Pasadena’s prestigious Oak Knoll community, just might fit the bill. Tucked away on more than a half an acre, the property is laced with drought-tolerant plants... Keep reading →
Located in Pasadena’s prestigious Oak Knoll area, this thoughtfully designed contemporary home is the perfect venue for large scale entertaining. Step into the light infused living room with 22’ vaulted ceilings that extends seamlessly into the private backyard. The space flows into the grand dining room with a dual-sided fireplace and spills into the gourmet... Keep reading →
by Phillip Ferrato The globally influential multi-disciplinary design firm rossdesign sometimes flies under the radar, and residential design is just one facet of the firm’s wide-ranging practice. This well-considered and beautifully executed compound near Pasadena’s Rose Bowl is a perfect example of their signature style– a spare but warm minimalism in a setting of native... Keep reading →