Pasadena City Hall
The iconic Pasadena City Hall, with its Spanish Colonial Revival design, is located at the picturesque center of downtown Pasadena. An architectural feat, the building serves as the backdrop for many Hollywood movies and photoshoots.
The Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is an oasis of art and culture set amid 120 acres of consisting of 12 breathtaking gardens and 14,000 species of plants. The library hosts a rare collection of historic artifacts and prints.
Built during the American Arts and Crafts movement, the Gamble House is the best preserved example of work from architects Charles and Henry Greene. The home, built for David and Mary Gamble of Procter & Gamble, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
One Colorado (47 W. Colorado Blvd.) is an outdoor shopping center outfitted with gorgeous cobblestone and charming brick walls where you will find find elegant clothing stores like Finn + Willow, Joie, and Cop Copine.
With 22 blocks designated a National Register Historic District, “Old Pas,” as locals affectionately call it, offers open air shopping plazas, hidden laneways and a lively strip of retailers and restaurants along the main drag, Colorado Boulevard.
The artsy Playhouse District is home to the renowned Pasadena Playhouse along with museums, galleries, eateries and a smattering of independent shops. The Playhouse District also serves as a canvas for an eclectic and robust public art collection.
Plaza Las Fuentes
Plaza Las Fuentes, located across the street from the beloved City Hall, is a local favorite for basking in unique colors of multiple mosaic tile walls. When the flowers are in bloom, the plaza is the perfect place to relax in the middle of a busy day.
Rose Bowl Stadium
A National Historic Landmark built in 1922 and known mainly for the Tournament of Roses Football Game, the Rose Bowl Stadium has also earned its world-class reputation by hosting NFL Super Bowl Games, Olympic Soccer Matches, and Men’s and Women’s World Cups.