What’s New on South Lake Avenue

Parking Day – September 19, 2008

Larry Wilson: Motorists May Find Green Inspiration

Pasadena Star News, Posted 09/06/08 11:08:06 PM PDT It’s part of the common evolution from the guerilla to the grown-up, and that only makes it barely less fun and thought-provoking. So, Pasadena motorists, watch out when cruising South Lake Avenue for a parallel spot on Sept. 19. That prime curbside real estate may be one […]

Independents’ Day

Mom-and-pop stores duke it out with giant chains and recession Pasadena Weekly, Posted: 07/03/08 When Dave Brisbois realized his dream of opening a toy store three years ago, he never expected that something so fun could also turn out to be so difficult. Surrounded by floor-to-ceiling displays of classic board games like Operation and old-school […]

Make Music Pasadena – June 21, 2008

80 South Lake Moves On Up

Pasadena building gets $2.8 million makeover Pasadena Star News, Posted: 06/05/08 05:38:52 PM PDT PASADENA – A Los Angeles-based real estate services firm has completed a $2.8 million renovation and restoration of 80 South Lake. IDS Real Estate Group acquired the eight-story office building in the fall of 2005. IDS Manager Patrick Foudy said the […]

Shopping Districts Plan Summit

Pasadena Star News, Posted: 06/04/08 08:39:06 PM PDT PASADENA – All three of the city’s prime shopping, dining and entertainment districts will join forces this month to formulate a plan to maintain their popularity and economic vibrancy in a challenging business climate. The Downtown Pasadena Summit, set for June 14, will bring together officials from […]

South Lake Avenue PBID Celebration – April 23, 2008

Group Has Revival Plan for South Lake District

Pasadena Star-News 8/14/07 By Janette Williams, Staff Writer PASADENA – Once the city’s ritziest shopping district, South Lake Avenue has taken a back seat to Old Pasadena over the past decade. To raise the money to regain its luster – and keep up with its trendy Old Pasadena and Playhouse District neighbors – a South […]