South Pasadena is a small city with a storied past. Several owners of commercial property – rental housing and retail establishments – have commissioned artists to paint murals that celebrate its rich cultural heritage.
These historic places no longer exist. Still, they remain in our hearts through our institutions, buildings, stories, photographs, books, and art.
First Raymond Hotel (1886-1895)
Second Raymond Hotel (1901-1934)
Cawston Ostrich Farm (1896-1935)
Orange Grove Heritage (late 1800s through early 1900s)
Throwback Thursday is written and produced by Rick Thomas