Garfield Heights, Pasadena, California

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Garfield Heights is a neighborhood in Pasadena, California. The original tract name registered with the city of Pasadena in 1904. In 1998, the area was designated a landmark district.[1] It is bordered by Washington Boulevard to the north, Mountain Street to the south, North Marengo Avenue to the west, and Los Robles Avenue to the east.

Architecture[edit]

The neighborhood contains one of the city's oldest intact neighborhoods featuring a variety of architectural styles ranging from Queen Anne to Spanish Revival. Many of the era's architects built homes here including Meyer & Holler, Greene and Greene and Sylvanus Marston.

Los Angeles magazine referred to the neighborhood as "Pasadena's very well kept little secret".[2]

Education[edit]

Garfield Heights is served by Loma Alta Elementary, Eliot Middle School, and Muir High School.

Transportation[edit]

The neighborhood is served by Metro Rapid line 762, as well as Metro Local lines 260, 268 and 687; and Pasadena Area Rapid Transit System routes 20, 31, and 32.

References[edit]

  1. ^ At Home Pasadena. Prospect Park Books. ISBN 0-9753939-3-6. 
  2. ^ Meyers, Laura (January 2000). "Haven on Earth". Los Angeles Magazine: 83.