Map of Pasadena
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Located just 15 miles from downtown Los Angeles, Pasadena's world class museums, restaurants, shopping centers, cultural and recreation facilities attract visitors from all over the world. Tree-lined streets, historic buildings and charming neighborhoods make Pasadena a desirable place to live and work in Southern California.
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Pasadena Public SchoolsPasadena Unified School District
Pasadena Educational Foundation - 351 South Hudson Avenue Room 219, Pasadena, Telephone: (626) 396-3600 ext 88350.
Congratulations to Don Benito Fundamental - named to the list of 2012 California Distinguished Elementary Schools.
Congratulations to Blair High School - named to the list of 2011 California Distinguished Middle and High Schools.
Congratulations to Eugene Field Elementary and Henry W. Longfellow Elementary - named to the list of 2010 California Distinguished Elementary Schools.
Congratulations to Alexander Hamilton Elementary - named to the list of 2008 California Distinguished Elementary Schools.
Pasadena Community InformationPasadena Farmer's Markets -
(1) every Saturday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at Pasadena High School, Sierra Madre Blvd. and Paloma Street
(2) every Tuesday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at East Villa Street and Garfield Avenue (adjacent to Villa Park).
Pasadena Area Rapid Transit System -or Pasadena ARTS. A local bus system that exclusively serves Pasadena, California.
Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and Civic Association - 865 E. Del Mar Blvd., Pasadena, Telephone: (626) 795-3355.
City of Pasadena - official website of the City of Pasadena.
Pasadena Convention and Visitors Bureau - 171 South Los Robles Ave., Pasadena, (626) 795-9311 or (800) 307-7977.
Pasadena Public Library - Central Library is located at 285 East Walnut Street, Pasadena, Telephone: (626) 744-4066.
Tournament of Roses, including Tournament House and Wrigley Gardens - Home of the Tournament of Roses Association and host of the annual new year's day Rose Parade.
Rose Bowl Stadium - General information telephone: (626) 577-3101. Home of the Tournament of Roses Football Game, Galaxy Soccer, UCLA football, monthly flea market, concerts and more.
Brookside Golf Course - 1133 N. Rosemont Avenue, Pasadena, Telephone: (626) 795-0631. Located adjacent to the Rose Bowl, public course with two 18-hole courses, driving range, pro shop, putting greens and restaurant.
AAF Rose Bowl Aquatics Center - 360 N Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena, Telephone: (626) 564-0330. Located near the Rose Bowl, the Aquatics Center offers classes and is home to competitions.
Norton Simon Museum - 411 W. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, Telephone: (626) 449-6840. One of the world's finest private collections of European, American and Asian art. Special exhibitions, lectures and events. Sculpture garden.
Pacific Asia Museum - 46 North Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, Telephone: (626) 449-2742. Extensive collection of costumes, ceramics, textiles, ornaments and paintings.
The Gamble House - 4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena, Telephone: (626) 793-3334. Turn-of-the-century Arts and Crafts home and furnishings.
Kidspace Children's Museum - 480 North Arroyo Boulevard, Pasadena, Telephone: (626) 449-9144. Hands-on exhibits for fun and exciting learning opportunities for children.
The Armory Center for the Arts - Exhibits, performances and workshops.
A Noise Within - 3352 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, Telephone (626) 356-3100. Theatre performances.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory - 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, Telephone: (626) 354-4321. NASA's space exploration facility.
Pasadena Museum of History - 470 West Walnut Street, Pasadena, Telephone: (626)577-1660. Local history and culture.
Pasadena Museum of California Art - 490 East Union Street, Pasadena, Telephone: (626) 568-3665. California art, architecture, and design from the mid 1800's to the present.
Art Center College of Design - With two campuses: Hillside Campus located at 1700 Lida Street, Pasadena, Telephone: (626) 396-2200 and South Campus located at 950 S. Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, Telephone: (626) 396-2319. Well known and respected art college.
California Institute of Technology (Caltech) - 1200 East California Boulevard, Pasadena, Telephone: (626) 395-6811. World renowned college and research center. Tours available.
Pasadena City College - 1570 E. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, Telephone: (626) 585-7123. Community college
Eaton Canyon Natural Area - 1750 North Altadena Drive, Pasadena. Part of the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation, with 190 acres of natural beauty. Hiking trails, nature center, gift shop.
The Pasadena Civic Auditorium - 300 East Green Street, Pasadena, Telephone: (626) 449-7360. Home to the Pasadena Symphony, special events and productions. Center for conferences and conventions.
The Pasadena Symphony and Pops - 2 North Lake Avenue, Suite 1080, Pasadena, Telephone: (626) 793-7172.
Old Pasadena: The Real Downtown - an area spanning 22 historic blocks.
South Lake Avenue Shopping District - offering department stores, specialty shops and restaurants.
Paseo Colorado Pasadena - department stores, specialty shops, restaurants and movie theaters.
Pasadena Playhouse - 39 South El Molino Avenue, Pasadena, Telephone: (626) 356-7529. A State Historic Landmark. Performances.
Pasadena Playhouse District - downtown Pasadena. Visit their site for a walking tour.
The Castle Green - 99 South Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, Telephone: (626) 793-2268 (Concierge). Seven-story Moorish Colonial and Spanish style hotel built during Pasadena's resort era.
The Bunny Museum - 1933 Jefferson Drive, Pasadena. The world's only bunny museum with over 12,000 bunny collectibles.
Pasadena Ice Skating Center - 310 East Green Street, Pasadena, Telephone: (626) 578-0801. Public ice skating, hockey, lessons.
Arroyo Seco Foundation
In addition, you will find that many local Pasadena neighborhoods maintain a website with additional information including Pasadena neighborhood newsletters. Make sure you visit these unique Pasadena areas. There are home tours and other events!
Bungalow Heaven - an area known for its interesting craftsman-style homes, numbering approximately 800 and mostly built from the 1900's to the 1930's. It is Pasadena's first Landmark District, and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Garfield Heights - Pasadena's second Landmark District, with many homes built between the 1880's and the 1920's.
Madison Heights Neighborhood Association - the boundaries are Lake, El Molino and Los Robles Avenues (east and south), Marengo Avenue (west) and California Blvd. (north). Homes date back to the turn of the century, largely developed between 1910 and 1917.
Historic Highlands - a Pasadena Landmark District since 2008, consisting of approximately 715 homes. The Pasadena Historic Highlands Neighborhood is bordered by New York Blvd. (north), Washington Blvd. (south), Lake Avenue (west) and Hill Avenue (east).
Chapman Woods Association - an area of approximately 450 homes, bounded by Huntington Drive (south) to the south side of Del Mar Street (north), Rosemead Boulevard (east) and the Edison Company power lines (west).
West Pasadena Residents' Association - focusing it's efforts on the area bounded by Colorado Boulevard (north), Fair Oaks Avenue (east), and the Pasadena city limits (west and south).
Linda Vista ~ Annandale Association - The oldest neighborhood association in Pasadena, the Linda Vista / Annandale area consists of roughly 2.5 square miles. The Linda Vista / Annandale area is bordered by the west bank of the Arroyo Seco to the ridge of the Linda Vista Hills, the Devil's Gate Dam (north) and Colorado Boulevard (south).
Upper Hastings Ranch - bordered by the city of Sierra Madre to the east, the Eaton Canyon Golf Course to the west, and Sierra Madre Blvd to the south.
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