Pasadena Winter Garden (1940)

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Pasadena Winter Garden (1940)

Postby nichols » Tue Aug 11, 2009 2:18 pm

A ModCom tipster recently reported changes at the landmark Pasadena Winter Garden ice rink (now Public Storage) so we called Pasadena Heritage to see what was happening. Here are some recent photos:

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and a nice history of the building from the folks at Yesterland:
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Today, the Pasadena building is a sad-looking Public Storage facility. But when it opened in 1940, it was the Pasadena Winter Garden, a spectacular Streamline Moderne style ice-skating rink. It was designed by Pasadena architect Cyril Bennett... (MORE)

http://www.yesterland.com/replicas3.html

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Postby nichols » Tue Aug 11, 2009 2:34 pm

The request was reviewed by the City of Pasadena over a year ago and construction has already begun.

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Postby Nathan » Thu Aug 13, 2009 3:30 pm

Thanks for doing the due diligence. Would hate to see anything untoward happen to our beloved Winter Garden (other than what's happened and what's happening in the neighborhood).

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