Janet W. of Garfield Heights gives us a Tour through Pasadena’s 2nd Oldest Landmark District

At ThaWilsonBlock Magazine, we find local heritage fascinating! For our 4-year anniversary issue on February 10th, 2017, we wanted to try something new. For years, having growing up in Bungalow Heaven, I developed a genuine appreciation for the craftsman style home. I’ve been walking Pasadena streets for over 15 years and began to take notice of the different landmark districts throughout town. It gave me a sense of belonging. Pride. After months of wanting to learn more about these districts, we reached out to Garfield Heights Neighborhood Association to learn more about the richness of historic preservation within the neighborhood. … Continue reading Janet W. of Garfield Heights gives us a Tour through Pasadena’s 2nd Oldest Landmark District

Why Bungalow Heaven stands as Pasadena’s most significant neighborhood

Pasadena, California. A nation leader in historic preservation. Lets forget tha fact that Bungalow Heaven is home of ThaWilsonBlock, today’s source for the city’s local music scene. According to the City of Pasadena and a federal registry, Bungalow Heaven stands as arguably tha most significant neighborhood in Pasadena, CA as far as architectural preservation is concerned. Dating back between 1888 – 1929, tha 16-block neighborhood was developed with one and two-story residential homes. Fast forward to the late 1980’s, Bungalow Heaven has impressively managed to sustain and uphold it’s intrinsic value. Most bungalows built in Bungalow Heaven were during the … Continue reading Why Bungalow Heaven stands as Pasadena’s most significant neighborhood