Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Altadena: a rustic Los Angeles

L.A. smog over Altadena, 15 miles northeast in the San Gabriel foothills.
Author Zane Grey said, "In Altadena I have found those qualities that make life worth living." 
Walking down Mariposa Street, “Millionaire’s Row,” where Grey’s home still stands – past the oversized craftsman-style bungalows and through Janes Village, the English cottage-style homes set back behind fences and overgrown hedges as an affordable housing option for the town founded on Victorian opulence – you’d never suspect that anything but easy, quiet living transpired in this small community. (Read more...)

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