Communities

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Pasadena Playhouse District

The Playhouse District is an eclectic neighborhood that spawned  around the Pasadena Playhouse inn the 1920s by many of the creative  people involved with the theater. Today, the Playhouse District is the  entertainment hub of Pasadena with an noticeable concentration of public  art, street art, and niche independent businesses like a bookstore from  1894; an art house, movie theater; a coffee shop, art galleries; a  vinyl record store; a wine tasting bar and boutique hotels.

Reasons to invest in Pasadena Playhouse District:

  • Walking distance to Old Town Pasadena, and Lake Ave Business District
  • NON Rent Control and NO Soft Story retrofit required
  • Prime value-add opportunity with rental upside
  • Excellent location within the Playhouse District in Pasadena: Nearby amenities within walking distance: 
    • Shopping,  Dining and Lifestyle stores along Lake Ave Business District and Old  Town: Paseo Colorado, Apple store, 24-hour Fitness, Target, Vroman  Bookstore, Urth Café, etc.
    • California Institute of Technology
    • Pasadena City Hall, Pasadena Public Library, Pasadena Courthouse
    • Arts & Museums: USC Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Norton Simon Museum
    • Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena Ice Skating Rink


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South Arroyo Pasadena

The South Arroyo is ranked #1 to live in the beautiful city of  Pasadena. Close by is the Arroyo Seco, Spanish for “dry gulch”, refers  to both the stream course and the canyon that spans eight miles through  the western portion of the City of Pasadena. Surrounded by urban  development, the Arroyo Seco supports thriving natural ecosystems that  include several native plant communities and provides shelter, food and  nesting sites for hundreds of wildlife species. Affectionately known to  locals as simply “the Arroyo”, the Arroyo Seco in Pasadena is protected  parkland and open space with 22 miles of trails and myriad recreational  opportunities. The Arroyo Seco was recently included in the National  Register of Historic Places, placing it among the nation’s top cultural  resources. Close proximity to the South Arroyo is  Old Town  Pasadena, South Lake Avenue, Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens,  and the Norton Simon Museum, Brookside Golf, and the Rose Bowl.

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North Arroyo Pasadena

The Arroyo Secco is a major neighborhood in Pasadena, California. Its northern end is sometimes called Arroyo Terrace.  It is Pasadena's second largest neighborhood by area, and its second  most sparsely populated. The neighborhood is bordered by Oak Grove Drive to the north, the Arroyo  Seco Canyon wall to the south, Linda Vista Avenue to the West, and  Forest and Rosemont Avenues to the East.

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Madison Heights Pasadena

Since it’s nestled between between the South Lake Shopping District  and Old Town, Madison Heights residents have easy access to plenty of  dining and shopping opportunities. It has a strong neighborhood  association and has an annual 4th of July parade and other family  oriented activities throughout the year.

The Madison Heights  neighborhood was largely developed between 1910 and 1917. It consists  character and charm of family homes of professional people. A number of  architects and contractors who worked in the neighborhood also lived here. Many early residents subdivided their lots to build homes for their grown children. To this day, it's common for multiple generations of a family to own separate homes in the neighborhood.

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Old Town Pasadena

Old Pasadena is “home” for many – a dynamic, walkable neighborhood  with dining and shopping establishments, special events and activities  year ‘round, two historic parks, Metro Gold Line stations with direct  access to downtown LA, Armory Arts Center’s broad roster of classes and  art exhibitions, architectural treasures, and central proximity to our  city’s unique attractions.