Just outside Pasadena City Hall, you’ll find two giant heads — one of baseball player Jackie Robinson and the other of Olympic athlete Mack Robinson.
In front of the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, you’ll find a statue of baseball legend Jackie Robinson wearing a football uniform.
Hidden under a stairway at a retail store in Pasadena you’ll find the handprints of one of the greatest basketball players of all time.
On Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena you can find the Foothill Bancroft Marker — a relic of the first road system in Los Angeles.
Along a sleepy stretch of road in a wealthy Pasadena neighborhood, you’ll find a hidden, bucolic lake that looks like something out of a New England painting.
Once upon a time, a parking garage in Pasadena was home to a series of colorful illustrations of renowned painter Kenny Scharf. It was called the Kosmic Krylon Garage, and it’s gone now.
Back in 1924 teenage cook Lionel Sternberger accidentally created the culinary staple we know today as the Cheeseburger at a roadside restaurant called the Rite Spot on Colorado Boulevard.
If you’ve ever wondered what a house would happen if a giant balloon was covered with wire mesh and sprayed with concrete, then head on over to Pasadena to see the Bubble House.