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Review of Colorado Boulevard

Colorado Boulevard
Ranked #8 of 70 things to do in Pasadena
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Owner description: The site of the Rose Parade in Pasadena.
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Lots of fine places to eat, and you'll get a sense of the architectural heritage of this great California city. Lots to take in form the chic city center to the outlying areas with dollar stores and tattoo parlours. Take as much time as you need; it's all fascinating.

Thank ProfessorCharles
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Colorado Blvd. is just a looong street. It has virtually everything you need. Shopping, dining and utilities. The architecture though interesting. There are lots of buildings that should be given a second more thorough look. The people going up and the down Colorado Blvd. do not have the harried, stressed out feel. Colorado Blvd. is also quite clean.

Thank Cindy R
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a very long street, commencing up by Orange Grove Boulevard and going east for many miles. It is not a particularly beautiful street although it does pass through Old Pasadena. For me the main highlight is Vroman's Bookstore near Lake Avenue. This is one of the few independent bookstores remaining in the greater Los Angeles area. You pay full freight there and discounts are infrequent. However it is great place to browse, there is a nice coffee shop, and they have a great selection of books

1  Thank vincemc
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

We drove a few times back and forth Colorado Blvd. I guess it is one of the main streets with shops and restaurants.
I was not impressed.

Thank laurapoint
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a great place for a day cation, Restaurants, shopping ( clothing - Antique shops ),bars, movie theater, book store

Thank YardSaleLdy
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