L.A. Walks: Old Town Pasadena
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L.A. Walks: Old Town Pasadena’s lesser-known side

L.A. Walks: Old Town Pasadena
Central Park at the corner of Green Street and South Raymond Avenue begins the walking route in Old Town Pasadena. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
L.A. Walks: Old Town Pasadena
The historic Castle Green apartments are nestled behind a wrought-iron fence constructed in 1903 by Col G.G. Green. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
L.A. Walks: Old Town Pasadena
A sign for Italian violins sits in the window at the historic Castle Green apartments.  (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
L.A. Walks: Old Town Pasadena
Pedestrians cross at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Raymond Avenue.  (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
L.A. Walks: Old Town Pasadena
A plaque signifies the Exchange Block buildings erected in 1886 along East Colorado Boulevard. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
L.A. Walks: Old Town Pasadena
Pedestrians are reflected in a storefront window at Raymond Avenue and East Holly Street.  (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
L.A. Walks: Old Town Pasadena
The historic Jensen’s Raymond Theatre is now condos.  (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
L.A. Walks: Old Town Pasadena
Memorial Park comes alive at night as an overflow crowd stands on the edge of Levitt Pavilion to listen to Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Toure. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
L.A. Walks: Old Town Pasadena
During a spectacular summer sunset, concert-goers hear guitarist Vieux Farka Toure at the outdoor Levitt Pavilion in Memorial Park.  (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
L.A. Walks: Old Town Pasadena
Memorial Park’s sweeping lawns and huge shade trees attract those looking for a peaceful setting during the day.  (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
L.A. Walks: Old Town Pasadena
Pasadena’s stately City Hall was designed in the early 1920s by Blakewell and Brown.  (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
L.A. Walks: Old Town Pasadena
Tourists walk throughout the archway inside Pasadena’s City Hall. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
L.A. Walks: Old Town Pasadena
A pattern of light puts a natural spotlight on a visitor climbing one of two circular staircases inside City Hall.  (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
L.A. Walks: Old Town Pasadena
A spraying fountain adds a cooling touch to the City Hall courtyard.  (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
L.A. Walks: Old Town Pasadena
Light from the stained-glass windows dances on the floor inside All Saints Church on North Euclid.  (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
L.A. Walks: Old Town Pasadena
The Pacific Asian Museum on North Los Robles Avenue is an example of 1920s Revival architecture with Chinese ornamentation.  (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
L.A. Walks: Old Town Pasadena
A couple walks hand-in-hand along the Pasadena route.  (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
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