Pasadena Art Deco & Streamline Moderne Buildings

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Bryan's Cleaners
Pasadena, CA
2008: 2013:
Bryan's Cleaners opened in 1938 as Bryan's Cleaners & Dyers. The signs had been changed between the two photos above but the building remained the same. [map]

former Pasadena Winter Garden
Pasadena, CA
former Bullock's Pasadena
Pasadena, CA
The Pasadena Winter Garden, an ice-skating rink, opened in 1940. It closed in 1966 and became a post office sorting facility. After that, the building was vacant for more than ten years before becoming a storage facility. The building now houses a Public Storage. For more, see this website. [map]

The Bullock's Pasadena building was built in 1944. It was designed by Wurdeman & Becket. The building now houses a Macy's department store. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Rose City Dental Arts
Pasadena, CA
The Rose City Dental Arts building was built in 1932. Does anyone know what business was here originally? [map]

Warner Building
Pasadena, CA
The Warner Building was built in 1927. The glazed terra cotta details were designed by Jess Stanton. The building has housed Linden Optometry for many years. [map]

retail building
Pasadena, CA
This retail building was built in 1929. [map]

former Royal Laundry
Pasadena, CA
The Royal Laundry building shown in the first row above was designed by Gordon B. Kaufman and built in 1927. The adjacent building shown in the bottom row was added in 1939. It featured drive-up service. The sign was added in 1955. The complex is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Royal Laundry closed in the 1980s. The complex currently houses the Disney Store headquarters. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Grover Cleveland Elementary School
Pasadena, CA
Grover Cleveland Elementary School was damaged in an earthquake in 1933 and rebuilt in 1935. It was designed by Robert Ainsworth. [map]