Pasadena, California is a beautiful city located northeast of downtown Los Angeles and southwest of the San Gabriel Mountains. The city is home to many famous landmarks including the Rose Bowl Stadium, The Pasadena Convention Center, several museums, and dozens of parks. Neighborhoods in the city are strategically placed and are many comprised of high end, luxury homes. Some of the most popular neighborhoods in this area are East Central, South, and South Arroyo. Interstate 210 and the local public transportation system make getting around Pasadena fairly easy. The beautiful weather and tons of locations for outdoor activities make Pasadena a great place to raise a family in California.
The neighborhood of East Central has a population of around 20,000. Beautiful weather, lower than average crime rates, good schools, and stable housing markets are some of the many reasons why East Central is a great neighborhood for families. The Easton Canyon Nature Center borders East Central and offers a variety of outdoor activities to enjoy. Several schools in the neighborhood, such as High Point Academy, Weizmann Day School, and Pasadena Preschool, also help attract families to the neighborhood. Scissors Paper Rock Salon, Old Sasoon Bakery, and The Pasadena Farmers Market, offer residents a variety of options for shopping and personal needs. Tornino Chicken, Domino's Pizza, and Mission Wine and Spirits are among the many dining options available in East Central too. The city's public transportation system also runs through the neighborhood and offers users various convenient stops.
South is a great neighborhood made up of luxury homes, many of which are custom built. The neighborhood offers higher home values, better schools, and lower crime rates than many of its neighbors. There are tons of parks located in the close vicinity of this neighborhood. Orange Grove Park, South Pasadena Dog Park, Eddie Park, and Lacy Park are among the most popular destinations on beautiful sunny days. The Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden is also located in the neighborhood and gives visitors a quiet and serene experience like no other park in the area. The neighborhood is also home to several libraries that offer a variety of activities too. Allendale Branch Library, Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library, Inc., and Little Free Library are among these great destinations. A variety of school options are also available including Calvary Presbyterian School and St James Parish Day School. This neighborhood also has several convenient public transportation locations for convenient travel through the area.
Located in the heart of Pasadena, south of the stadium, is the popular neighborhood of South Arroyo. This neighborhood offers residents a variety of luxury condominiums and single family residences to choose from. Several famous landmarks are located in this neighborhood including Eagle Rock Historical Landmark and the Pasadena Community Gardens. The Shops on the Lake Avenue is in close proximity to this neighborhood as well. Singer Park and San Rafael Park are two of the popular parks in the area where families enjoy sunny days. Lulu Brandt and Elsha Cologne's offer customers unique shopping opportunities. Various dining experiences are also available in this beautiful neighborhood such as, Rose Tree Cottage, Stoney Point Bar and Grill, and Lucinano's Ristorante. The local public transportation system is also available throughout this neighborhood of Pasadena.