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    Acappella Pasadena
    145 Chestnut Street, Pasadena
    • 1 Bedroom
      $2,260
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $2,610
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    (626) 788-5046
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    Westgate
    231 South De Lacey Avenue, Pasadena
    • 1 Bedroom
      $2,160
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $2,935
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    • 3 Bedrooms
      $4,610
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    (818) 296-0786
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    Avalon Pasadena
    25 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Playhouse District
    • 1 Bedroom
      $2,123
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    AVA Pasadena
    385 South Catalina Ave, South Lake
    • 2 Bedrooms
      $2,340
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    Villas of Pasadena Apartment Homes
    300 East Bellevue Drive, Pasadena
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,672
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    Terraces at Paseo Colorado
    375 E Green St, Pasadena
    • Studio
      $1,845
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    • 1 Bedroom
      $2,180
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $3,280
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    Arpeggio Pasadena
    325 Cordova Street, Pasadena
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,687
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $2,362
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    The Stuart at Sierra Madre
    3360 E. Foothill Blvd, Pasadena
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,884
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $2,503
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    eaves Old Town Pasadena
    350 East Del Mar Boulevard, Pasadena
    • Studio
      $1,698
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    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,698
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $2,239
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    Avalon Del Mar Station
    265 S. Arroyo Parkway, Pasadena
    • Studio
      $2,181
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    • 1 Bedroom
      $2,226
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $2,581
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    Holly Street Village
    151 East Holly Street, Pasadena
    • Studio
      $1,739
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    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,739
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,951
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    • 3 Bedrooms
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    Old Pasadena Collection
    65 W. Dayton St., Pasadena
    • 1 Bedroom
      $2,195
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $2,495
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    871 N El Molino Ave
    871 N El Molino Ave, Olive Heights
    • 4 Bedrooms
      $3,600
    (626) 840-7220
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    414 Raymond Dr.
    414 Raymond Dr., Pasadena
    • 3 Bedrooms
      $1,950
    (909) 908-9770
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    361 S Oakland Ave
    361 S Oakland Ave, Playhouse District
    • Studio
      $1,200
    (323) 610-3799
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    Sierra Madre Apartments
    320 S Sierra Madre Blvd, San Marino
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,320
    (626) 792-4211
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    Ambassador West Apt 20
    164 - 180 S. Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena
    • 2 Bedrooms
      $2,400
    (818) 281-8397
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    Franklin House Apartments
    250 S Oak Knoll Ave, Playhouse District
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,300
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    1115 CORDOVA Street
    1115 CORDOVA Street, South Lake
    • 2 Bedrooms
      $2,450
    (818) 949-5742
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    44 N Madison Avenue
    44 N Madison Avenue, Playhouse District
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,768
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The city also hosts the annual Rose Bowl football game, and has hosted five Super Bowls. Because of the city’s idyllic weather conditions, parades (the offbeat Doo Dah Parade each spring is arguably more entertaining than its New Year’s Day counterpart), and proximity to L.A., something big is almost always going on somewhere in the city.

“Come on Pasadena, do the locomotion …”

Many attractions are within walking distance, and public transportation (Metrolink or the city bus) is available.

Neighborhoods

South Pasadena Anchored by Colorado Boulevard (think of a Bleaker-Beale Street hybrid with a touch of Hollywood Blvd. and a hint of 5th Avenue), South Pasadena boasts the bulk of the city’s entertainment, shopping, and dining options. South Pasadena is the city’s cultural and economic hub and one of SoCal’s most coveted living areas. Studio units in South Pasadena are likely to cost you $1300 or more. Factor in utilities – including air conditioning that you might feel compelled to run nearly year-round – and you’re looking at $1500 minimum for even the most modest living quarters

Plenty of more modestly priced lodgings are available in the city’s northern and eastern districts. If you want to stay close to Pasadena’s southern-based epicenter, you might want to check out the variety of apartments, condos, and homes for rent just north of Highway 210. They are also much more affordable, and renters can often find up-to-date, quality lodgings for $1200 or so.

On the east side, closer to Temple City, apartments and rental homes often pop up for $1200-$1400. Not only are these tree-lined neighborhoods visually appealing but they are often priced to move quickly (sometimes as low as a grand.)

Words to the SoCal Wise

Here a few tricks of the trade that will help you find the perfect place to call home in Pasadena:

Remember that in Pasadena you’re paying not so much for amenities as you are location, location, and more location. So if living in the heart of the city is less important to you than living near the heart of the city, you may want to consider the eastern and northern neighborhoods.

Sometimes crazy-sweet apartment deals do pop up (yes, even in South Pasadena) when landlords need to fill a unit quickly. If you’re interested, don’t hesitate to submit an application, because they won’t be available for long.

We get the feeling that once you get to know Pasadena, you’ll feel the same way.

Hope this helps, and welcome to the City of Roses!

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