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A Masterpiece Building

I've visited Pasadena's beautiful City Hall since 1966 when I lived there. It's never changed, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
porsche74s
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Granite Bay, California
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Fun site to visit

Site always clean and well-lit; the grounds are well-manicured. Rose garden is very pretty... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lourdes Maria C
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Pasadena, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've visited Pasadena's beautiful City Hall since 1966 when I lived there. It's never changed, and survived the February 9, 1971 Sylmar 6.6 earthquake with only the lightening rod on the top of the coppola's dome askew. It's still a working City Hall, not a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Site always clean and well-lit; the grounds are well-manicured. Rose garden is very pretty; architecture of the site is marvelous Great place to visit especially with visitors

Thank Lourdes Maria C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The City hall is a beautiful place to take pictures, many couples and quinceañeras going on the special day to take some videos and pictures.

Thank titagil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely City Hall for a Rotten City which demonstrates how wealthy Pasadena actually but ....the homeless and down on their luck are not welcome in Pasadena, CA..and every effort imaginable is exerted by the City Government and the local business people to make everything they...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a very long process of different stations that could only help after the other station signed you off and then finally went I got to the station I needed to go to and they did not approve of it because it did not...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting the City Hall on 4 th of July the area around was very quiet , but then the whole Building with it's garden around the back is something to check out .

Thank edwinf1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing architecture. Wish I could have entered an interior space but did not see any access. Night view is quite impressive, all beautifully lit up.

Thank Carmen W
Reviewed August 7, 2018

An example of classic architectural design on a master planned site. Excellent details and grounds, a must see for architecture buffs. No expense was spared during its construction. Visit day or night for varying views.

Thank jamesv8
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Living in Pasadena and having a City Hall that is not only historic and a excellent piece of art but Easy to get around as a beautiful garden in the interior and adequate parking. It’s worth seeing

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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Beautiful architecture in this building, if you can make it during business hours. Also, in USA Network show “Psych” for location shots, so it may look familiar to fans.

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