Old Pasadena Historic District

Local nameOld Pasadena Historic District
LocationPasadena, California, United States

Old Pasadena, often referred to as Old Town Pasadena or just Old Town, is the original commercial center of Pasadena, a city in California, United States that arose from one of the most prosperous areas of the state, and had a latter day revitalization after a period of decay.

Old Pasadena began as the center of a research hub that gave rise to Caltech, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Beckman Instruments, Aerojet and numerous other important institutions and companies. The large concentration of such companies in the area gave it the nickname "Athens of the West".The area was also an artistic center, the home to Andy Warhol's west coast museum debut and the first Marcel Duchamp retrospective, both at the Pasadena Art Museum.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Pasadena

Official website http://www.oldpasadena.org/

Address Pasadena, CA 91105, USA

Coordinates 34°8'42.287" N -118°9'1.22" E

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