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Resource Summary
301 E Colorado Blvd
Resource Summary
Address: 301 E Colorado Blvd APN: 5723-027-034 [print]

This property has been determined eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places as an individual resource. *
Address: 301 E Colorado Blvd
City: Pasadena State: CA
Zip Code: 91101 County: Los Angeles
County Code: 37
Historic Name: Mutual Savings & Loan Plaza & Gardens Common Name:
APN: 5723-027-034 Zoning:
Building Sq. Ft: 0 Site Size (Acres): 0.000
Year Built: 1963 Documented District:
District: Property Status: Surveyed
Resource Description:
Notes: Ruth Shellhorn's design for the Mutual Savings Building is largely intact. It surrounds the building and includes geometric planters with sculptural flowering trees, a water fountain with statuary at the rear, and rows of palms and smaller shrubs along the east and west sides; the statuary facing Colorado Boulevard was updated in the mid 2000s. The rear portion of the plaza is sunken below street level, while the portion at the front along E. Colorado Blvd. is raised above the street. 
Legal Description:
Primary Architectural Style:
Secondary Architectural Style:
Architect: Ruth Shellhorn (landscape architect)
Context: Historic Designed Gardens 
Original Owner: Mutual Savings & Loan
Original Use:
Original Location:
Demolished: no
Moved: no
Date Moved: n/a
Designation Date: n/a

* This is a simplified statement of the property's status. Please review the NRHP Status Code field on the search screen for official, adopted status language.