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Pasadena Post Office

,281 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA
Phone: x

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The Pasadena Post Office with its red tile roof was built in 1914-1915 and in 1939 the northern addition was built. Check out the red granite steps on the front, they replaced the original white marble steps.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Buildingas part of the Pasadena Civic Center District.

Vintage Advertising Highlights

Pasadena, famed for its Tourament of Roses, beautiful estates, pretentious homes and broad boulevardstakes pride in its public buildings which are an honor to the city.

NOTE: Looking at the cars this appears to be a postcard from the late 1930s or the 1940s.

Photo(s): 2019



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xDid You Know: Many parts of the old 4 lane Route 66 were reverted to a 2 lane road after 66 was realigned to the interstate. In many places the abandoned lanes are still there.