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Colorado Boulevard

Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105
+1 626-795-9311
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The site of the Rose Parade in Pasadena.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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“old town” (26 reviews)
“long street” (5 reviews)
Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Rose Parade goes down Colorado Boulevard. How iconic is that.the Boulevard began she in Old Town Pasadena near the Norton Simon Museum and flows east to nearly the Santa Anita Racetrack. Makes for a long jaunt. Or break up the walk by riding the city...More

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Beautiful and historical. Gorgeous old buildings. Lots of cafes and restaurants. Looks like a lot of construction going on. Can't wait to return someday and watch the Rose parade!

Thank LodiDazzles
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

When I first moved to Los Angeles this was home to the homeless. Pasadena’s wealthy has moved their shops to Lake Avenue. Old Town had turned into empty buildings and old dove bars with tlme pawn shops and sex shops. Today it is THE place...More

Thank FoodieLA773
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Long street that goes right thru Old Pasadena. Loaded with nice stores and restaurants. It has a lot of national chain stores, and an upscale car dealer.

Thank Rschagrin
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Colorado Blvd, competes head to head with Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills and 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica. This is the site of the Tournament of Roses which occurs every year, but more importantly you can find a lot of activities for your family...More

Thank amaloyan
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena is the site of the annual Tournament of Roses parade and is a must see while you are in the city.

Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed 13 August 2017

My family hails from South Pasadena and you find that everything in Pasadena is on Colorado Blvd. or Fair Oaks. Starting in downtown pasadena you will see stores,shops, service business and everthig in between. It is part of the original Route 66 fromt he goden...More

Thank Old P
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Lots of fine places to eat, and you'll get a sense of the architectural heritage of this great California city. Lots to take in form the chic city center to the outlying areas with dollar stores and tattoo parlours. Take as much time as you...More

Thank ProfessorCharles
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Colorado Blvd. is just a looong street. It has virtually everything you need. Shopping, dining and utilities. The architecture though interesting. There are lots of buildings that should be given a second more thorough look. The people going up and the down Colorado Blvd. do...More

Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a very long street, commencing up by Orange Grove Boulevard and going east for many miles. It is not a particularly beautiful street although it does pass through Old Pasadena. For me the main highlight is Vroman's Bookstore near Lake Avenue. This is...More

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Peggy W
3 January 2017|
Response from geotech522 | Reviewed this property |
For the first part of the parade route along Colorado Boulevard from Orange Grove Blvd. to east of Lake Avenue, I don't think there are any hotels along the prime areas of the parade route, let alone with balconies. The... More
21 August 2015|
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Response from MARGARET L | Reviewed this property |
The Hilton, an older hotel, is at the center of the city and convenient to the theater, Asian Museum and mall. The newer hotels at west Colorado are near the freeways, the Norton Simon Museum and Old Pasadena with trendy... More