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Historic Pasadena Civic Auditorium Exhibition Hall Undergoing Major Renovation for February 2015 Opening

Another chapter in Pasadena’s great and colorful history will return to life in February, when the historic Pasadena Civic Auditorium Exhibition Hall – or Exhibit Hall “C” as it is known – reopens after last serving as an exhibition hall and ballroom nearly 40 years ago. Constructed in 1931 and opened in February 1932 as part of the original Pasadena Civic Auditorium, the exhibit hall…

Michael Burch Architects First Southern California Firm to Win Prestigious Palladio Award

Michael Burch Architects is honored to be the first Southern California recipient of the prestigious Palladio Award for its design of the Alta Canyada Residence in La Cañada Flintridge. The award was presented in Boston…

‘If You Build It, They Will Nest’ Fun Birdhouse Competition for All Ages Mixes Architecture with Art

Have a birdhouse idea that needs to take wing? Want to give your feathered friends a little leisure lair? The AIA Pasadena & Foothill Chapter of the AIA (PF-AIA), in partnership with the Pasadena Community…

Jacobs Ranks High on Building Design + Construction 2014 Giants List

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced today that it earned the #1 spot in several categories on the Building Design + Construction (BD+C) 2014 Giants Survey; which ranks the world’s top architecture, engineering and construction firms…

The Koffa Design Group Introduces the eLearning Design Department

The Koffa Design Group unveiled its new eLearning Design Department. The goal of the department is to provide creative options for businesses that would like to convert their training to eLearning courses. Similar to traditional…

Saturday, December 06

Artisanal LA Holiday City Market Coming to Old Pasadena

Get ready to eat, drink and be merry! Big news in Artisanal LA land… the holiday event is back and it’s big! Artisanal LA is…

Sunday, December 07

The Castle Green Transforms into a Victorian Wonderland for the Holidays

See the Castle Green transform into a Victorian Wonderland this holiday season when it opens its doors to the public on Thursday, December 7, 1:00-5:00…

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A Bigger Home for Art

Students, faculty and staff at Pasadena’s Art Center College of Design celebrated the opening of 870 Raymond last night, a new building designed to house their Fine Arts and Illustration departments. The celebration is the first of a few openings, leading up to an official public opening in June. Students are already working in the new building. Photo courtesy ©Lawrence Anderson/Esto The new site, a former US Post Office building, was purchased in 2011, and was converted into galleries, classrooms and studios for approximately 630 students, in a 99-day transformation that was completed on time and on budget in time…

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