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Home Tours & Festivals

Home Tours & Festivals
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Altadena Homes Tour Altadena Guild of Huntington Memorial Hospital 626.304.4678, altadenaguild.org Tour in spring Since 1952 this annual tour has benefited the important work of what is now called the Huntington Medical Research Institutes. With no shortage of worthwhile architecture in Altadena, we know it will be around for another 50 years. Architectural Tours L.A. […]

4 Parade Routes for Architecture Buffs

4 Parade Routes for Architecture Buffs

Every December, more than a million people will find their way to Pasadena: for the Rose Parade, the Rose Bowl, Christmas shopping and Paula Deen head-scratching. Whether you’re a visitor looking to get off the beaten float-viewing path or a local who wants to escape the hoopla, consider taking one or more of these strolls […]

At Home

At Home

For the price of a good bottle of wine, you can gift your holiday hosts and hostesses with a book they won’t be able to put down. But careful, because Bill Bryson is probably a more charming party guest than you can ever hope to be. I will read anything Bill Bryson has written. I […]

Georgie Kajer, Architect

Georgie Kajer, Architect

Georgie Kajer has had her own firm since 1989, specializing in residential architecture. In that time, Kajer Architects has handled the minor (re-designing friends’ laundry rooms in the early years), the major (Pasadena Showcase House architect of record, 2003) and everything in between. Georgie graduated from Cal Poly Pomona and went solo after commercial architecture […]

Wood & Bones: Chronicle of a Cottage, Part 8

Wood & Bones: Chronicle of a Cottage, Part 8

We’ve been tied up getting elevations and site plans drawn, taking measurements and reading books. I’ll actually do a post soon about the books that Sheryl and I have found the most useful and inspirational in this first step of our little home-building journey. But wanted to keep posting, so here’s one about trucks, wheelbarrows, roll-offs and a dude who will take your scrap metal away for free. If you’re pressed for time, you can probably skip this one, but don’t go crying if someone at a party asks you where to get the cheapest wheelbarrow in Pasadena or if you know anyone who will pick up rusty pipes so they don’t end up in a landfill. Seriously, this knowledge can make you popular. But like I said, feel free to skip this one.

Pasadena Heritage Spring Home Tour – The California Style

Pasadena Heritage Spring Home Tour – The California Style

This coming Sunday, half a dozen beautiful, privately owned California houses will open their doors for the annual Pasadena Heritage spring tour., which this year celebrates “the quintessential California style of the 1920s and 1930s.” In each house you will find a docent-guided tour.  Sunday, March 29 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Locations provided with tickets — […]

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