Architecture

Gamble House

California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
Architectural tours of the 124-acre campus are conducted on the fourth Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. (January–June, September, October) and on the third Thursday in November. Tours depart from the Athenaeum at 551 S. Hill. Please call for reservations.
1200 E. California Blvd. - 626-395-6328 - caltech.edu
   
City Hall
This exquisite 1927 landmark exhibits Italian renaissance and Spanish influences with its red tile roof, ornate fountain, and lush garden courtyard.
100 N. Garfield Ave. - 626-744-4000 - cityofpasadena.net
   
El Molino Viejo (The Old Mill)
Completed in 1816 as a grist mill for Mission San Gabriel, the two-story oven-baked brick and adobe structure is a testament to Southern California history.
Open Tuesday – Sunday, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
1120 Old Mill Rd. - San Marino - 626-449-5458 - old-mill.org
   
The Gamble House
Built in 1908 during the American Arts and Crafts movement, this masterpiece is the best preserved example of work from internationally recognized architects Charles and Henry Greene.
Docent tours: Tuesday – Sunday, noon – 3 p.m.
4 Westmoreland Pl. - 626-793-3334 - gamblehouse.org
   
Historic San Gabriel Mission District
Step into history in the San Gabriel Mission District, the fourth of California’s 21 missions. Come tour the Old Mission, take the historic walk, and enjoy entertainment, retail, and dining opportunities. Open daily, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
428 S. Mission Dr. - San Gabriel - 626-457-3048 - sangabrielcity.com
   
9th Circuit Court of Appeals
The Court is now housed in the original Vista del Arroyo Hotel, built in 1903. The building was restored and reopened by the federal government in 1985. Tours by appointment only.
125 S. Grand Ave. - 213-713-0212 - ca9.uscourts.gov
   
Tournament House and Wrigley Gardens
Once owned by chewing gum manufacturer William Wrigley, Jr., today serves as the headquarters for the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Association.
Tours are offered February through August on Thursdays, 2 – 3 p.m.
391 S. Orange Grove Blvd. - 626-449-4100 - tournamentofroses.com