Where are we?
In the circa 1900 photo (right), men lounge in what is identified on the back as “the rotunda” at the Hotel Green.
I did a somewhat comprehensive post about the Hotel Green on my Pasadena PIO blog in 2011. You can see that post here for plenty of background.
A couple of photos that weren’t included in that post:
The Moorish Room circa 1900 in the portion of the hotel that is now known as the Castle Green…
…and the Moorish Room today:
A woman examining flowers in the lush gardens:
And of course, here’s the Castle Green today as seen from across the street.Many thanks to the Pasadena Museum of History for the black-and-white photos above and the Castle Green for the color photos.
Ann Erdman is happily retired after decades of loyal service to the City of Pasadena as Public Information Officer. Her blog can be found at AnnErdman.blogspot.com.