Pasadena may be the most recognized small city on Planet Earth. Millions of people around the globe view the Rose Parade marching along Colorado Street on TV every year. And 99% of the time the weather is sunny on January 1st — inspiring people in cold climates to move to Southern California or plan a vacation here.
Pasadena visitors should check out Old Town Pasadena forgreat shopping and dining in this historic neighborhood. Another shopping area is on Mission Street in South Pasadena, noted for its antique stores.
The City is noted for its architects and architecture, particularly homes in the bungalow style. You will, however, also find outstanding examples ofmid-century modern homes as well as Spanish Revival homes in and around the City.