Notable Homes In Pasadena

Pasadena is a special place full of diverse architecture, character and rich history. It’s no wonder rent is high! Here’s a taste of Pasadena’s most notable homes.

1) The Gamble House – 4 Westmoreland Pl, Pasadena

Designed by Charles and Henry Greene,this home epitomizes the Arts and Crafts style. Full of detail and history,The Gamble House is a Pasadena treasure. Tours are held every Thursday – Sunday and tickets can be purchased on their website.


2) The Wrigley Mansion – 391 S Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena

Situated on Orange Grove Blvd, this Italian Renaissance style mansion is permanent headquarters to the Pasadena Tournament of Roses. Did you know over 1,500 varieties of roses, annuals, and camellias can be found in the gardens? Free tours are held February to August. So now is the time to go!

Los Angeles Photographer Tom Hunter

3) Father of the Bride House – 843 S El Molino St, Pasadena

This Traditional Colonial served as Steve Martin and Dianne Keaton’s home in the 1991 film Father of the Bride. The owners of the property have several fans visit on a daily basis. They’ve even witnessed proposals!

4) The Millard House – 645 Prospect Crescent, Pasadena

Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1923 this textile block house,bound together by steel rods and concrete,is on the National Register of Historic Places.


5) Balian Mansion – 1960 Mendocino Ln, Altadena

This Mediterranean style mansion owned by George Balian, treasurer of Balian Ice Cream Co,has been known for it’s spectacular Christmas light display. Since 1955,the Balian Mansion has drawn thousands of visitors each year.

Balian mansino

6) Batman Home- 380 S San Rafael Dr, Pasadena

The Tudor style mansion known as Wayne Manor or the Batman Home was used in the 1966 film Batman. When a fire broke out in 2005,fans were devastated because they thought the Batman estate had burned to the ground. It turned out it was another grandiose home a few doors down.

Batman home

Have you visited any of these homes in Pasadena? Is there other ones we should add to our list? Let us know!

And as always, if you’re thinking of buying or selling don’t hesitate to call. We’d love to be of assistance.

(626) 204-3360

-The Parsons Team

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