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Saturday, April 27 • 7:30am - 8:45am
Pasadena Civic Center Walking Tour

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Leaving from the Sheraton Hotel, Pasadena Heritage Tours will lead the group through the heart of the city of Pasadena, the Civic Center. The tour will explore architectural details and examine the social history behind the construction and planning of the iconic buildings in this area, now part of the National Register of Historic Places. You will learn about highlights of local landmarks and architects such as the 1925 city planner Edward H. Bennett (protégé of Daniel Burnham planner of the 1893 World Columbia Exposition in Chicago), Julia Morgan’s former YMCA building, George Ellery Hale who was the driving force behind the Civic Center’s construction and it’s Mediterranean style, and the magnificent City Hall designed by the firm of Bakewell and Brown, who also designed San Francisco’s City Hall and much of the Stanford and Berkeley university campuses.

Maximum Participants: unlimited

Fee: $15

Accessibility: Moderate level of walking.

Note: Participants should meet in the Sheraton Hotel Lobby, ten minutes before the tour start time listed in the program. Specific instructions were provided via e-mail to those who registered for this tour. If questions, please ask at Registration/Hospitality Desk.

Saturday April 27, 2013 7:30am - 8:45am

Attendees (17)