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1924 CIVIC CTR Colorado Street

THE MALL

Thurstons 1916 Map of Pasadena

From the 1890s to the 1950s, maps showed circles radiating from Fair Oaks and Colorado Blvd. Map has been colorized to highlight: the Civic Center (1920s), Route 66 (late 1920s), the Old Pasadena and the Mall (1979).

This is the tunnel to Pasadena, still in use today, Figueroa Tunnel #1: The Arroyo Seco Parkway at the LA River. The digging of the first of the Figueroa Street tunnels that will become Route 66 and the Arroyo Seco Parkway. Construction began in 1925 but the planning that created these park-saving tunnels dates back to the decade before.

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CONTENTS

PREFACE

INTRO

MY CITY 1916

MAIN ST.

TODAY

LESSONS

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"My City"  

"My City" tells the story of Pasadena’s City Beautiful Movement and the century that followed, exploring how this proven approach can be rev...

"My City"  

"My City" tells the story of Pasadena’s City Beautiful Movement and the century that followed, exploring how this proven approach can be rev...

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