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Bungalow Heaven Historic District
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Bungalow Heaven Landmark District
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Location Roughly bounded by N. Mentor Ave., E. Orange Grove Blvd., E. Washington Blvd., N. Michigan & N. Chester Aves., Pasadena, California
Area 125 acres (51 ha)
Built 1904 (1904)
Architectural style Late-19th and 20th-century revivals, bungalow/craftsman
MPS Residential Architecture of Pasadena: Influence of the Arts and Crafts Movement MPS
NRHP reference No. 08000260
Added to NRHP April 10, 2008

Bungalow Heaven is a neighborhood in Pasadena, California named for the more than 800 small craftsman homes built there from 1900 to 1930, most of which still stand. Much of the area became a landmark district in 1989 and annual historic home tours have been conducted in Bungalow Heaven every year since then.


The rough borders of the landmark district are Washington Boulevard to the north, Orange Grove Boulevard to the south, Mentor Avenue to the west, and N. Chester Avenue to the east. The entire neighborhood is typically extended to Lake Avenue to the west and Hill Avenue to the east.

All commercial development lies just outside the landmark area, on Lake Avenue and (to a small extent) Washington Boulevard. At the center of the neighborhood is McDonald Park.


Bungalow Heaven is served by Metro Local lines 256 and 662, as well as Pasadena Transit routes 20, 31, and 32.


Bungalow Heaven is served by Longfellow and Jefferson Elementary Schools, Eliot Middle School, and Pasadena High School.

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