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The Gamble House in Pasadena Celebrates Milestone

January 14, 2016 marked the 50th Anniversary of the gift of the Gamble House from the Gamble family to the City of Pasadena and the University of Southern California. The Gamble House is the most complete and best-preserved example of American Arts and Crafts style architecture. The house and furnishings were designed by famed architects Charles and Henry Greene in 1908 for David and Mary…

Lake Avenue Church Installs Long-Awaited Art Glass Work This Week

This week, Lake Avenue church installs a long-awaited public glass art element to the recently renovated Maple Street Children’s Center. Built in the 1930’s, the building has hosted numerous ministries of the church and even…

2016 Pasadena Showcase House of Design Welcomes a Crowd for the Premiere Night Presentation

PSHA celebrates Premiere Night. Some of the 2016 Pasadena Showcase House of Design designers L-R (front row) Exterior Co-Chair Holly Shearer, Benefit Chair Marilyn Campbell Anderson, PSHA President Gretchen McNally, Interior Co-Chair Suzette Cummings (back…

Step Into the Magical Pasadena Showcase House Starting April 17

The annual Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts brings together local designers to transform a historic house at a top secret location. This year, the designers let their creativity soar at a Mission Revival estate…

Pasadena Designer Earns Car Design News’ Lifetime Achievement Award

Car Design News, a leading global online resource for the professional automotive design community, has recognized long-time Pasadena resident and futuristic car Syd Mead as its Lifetime Achievement Award recipient for 2016. Mead joins Marcello…

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Pasadena Heritage Announces “South Orange Grove Boulevard: From Millionaires’ Mansions to Contemporary Condos” Event

Pasadena Heritage is proud to present South Orange Grove Boulevard: From Millionaires’ Mansions to Contemporary Condos! The lecture and tour are being held on September…

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Pasadena Museum of History Presents its Winter 2016 Collections Quarterly – The Gilded Age Edition

Pasadena Museum of History’s Collections Quarterly, features new acquisitions as well as select items from the Archives, art and artifacts collection, and the Fenyes-Curtin-Paloheimo collections. Archives Feature First page of the Scrapbook on Throop Mandolin and Guitar Club, circa 1904. (Scrapbook Collection - Volume 94). Photo courtesy Pasadena Museum of History Throop Mandolin and Guitar Club Throop Mandolin and Guitar Club was organized by Edward Spaulding Warren in 1898. He was the musical director of the club and a wonderful impresario. He lived at 351 Congress Street in 1902. Under his leadership, the club was very successful and came to…

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