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Busch Gardens, Ninita Parkway-Rose Villa Walking Tour

May 12, 2014

IMG 9098 copy 300x211 Busch Gardens, Ninita Parkway Rose Villa Walking Tour walking tours the old mill rose villa pasadenas historic neighborhoods Pasadena walking tours pasadena old mill Pasadena history Pasadena Heritage pasadena busch gardens old mill ninita parkway local history home tour History Buff historic neighborhoods Busch Gardens busch garden  photoPasadena Heritage invites you to WALK, LOOK and LISTEN as we celebrate National Preservation Month. Each Saturday in May we will feature a different walking tour, or lecture that will educate, entertain, and highlight a unique part of Pasadena’s history and architecture.” 

May 17th:
Docent-led walking tours of charming Pasadena neighborhood that was once the famous Busch Gardens will allow visitors a rare opportunity to walk the historic pathways and staircases in search of the remnants of the original garden paradise. Key garden sights will be highlighted, including the Old Mill, originally built as a playhouse for Mr. Busch’s daughter, and the Grecian Pergola, which was part of the original entrance to the gardens.

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May 24th:
Pasadena Heritage will host walking tours of the Ninita Parkway/Rose Villa historic neighborhood. This beautiful neighborhood of one and two-story single-family residences east of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) includes a range of Period Revival style residences including examples of Colonial Revival, Italian Renaissance Revival, English Revival, and Spanish Colonial Revival. Mature street trees and historic streetlights enhance the sense of time and place. Docents will lead small groups on a two-hour walk, describing the historic homes along the route.

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May 31st:
Experts will provide an overview of architectural styles and their design features; explain the process, many resources, tips and tricks for researching historic properties in Pasadena and beyond; plus provide instruction and examples of how to document historic buildings and their features to make a permanent record of your historic property.

Pasadena Heritage 2014 Walking Tours
Saturday, May 17th – Busch Garden, 10-11:30 a.m.; $15, non-members
Saturday, May 24th – Rose Villa, every half hour from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; $15, non-members
Saturday, May 31st - Your Historic Property seminar, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; $25 non-members
For complete info, visit PasadenaHeritage.org

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