The Pasadena, California, City Hall has been
recently restored and reinforced to
withstand earthquakes. Its interior
courtyard is a charming example of a
xeriscape garden in the Mediterranean
Pasadena may be the most recognized small city on
Planet Earth. Millions of people around the
globe view the Rose Parade marching along Colorado
Boulevard on TV every year. And 99% of the time
the weather is sunny on January 1st -- inspiring
people in cold climates to move to Southern
California or plan a vacation here. If you
intend to visit or relocate to this area, this site
should help you find your way around.
First, a few basic facts about Pasadena:
||22 sq. miles
visitors should check out
Town Pasadena to learn about great shopping and dining in this
historic neighborhood. Another shopping area
is on Mission Street in South
Pasadena, noted for its antique stores.
Parades, street fairs, and free
outdoor concerts --
we have them, too.
visitors and people planning to relocate to this
area, there is a preview of some of Pasadena's
residential neighborhoods. The City is noted
for its architects and architecture, particularly
homes in the bungalow style.
You will, however, also find outstanding examples of mid-century
modern homes as
well as Spanish
in and around the City.
Square from City Hall are two sculptures
honoring baseball legend Jackie Robinson and
his brother Mack, both sons of Pasadena.