First published in the Nov. 19 print issue of the South Pasadena Review.
Following a yearlong hiatus due to the global pandemic, Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts recently announced the highly anticipated Pasadena Showcase House of Design will return to South Pasadena for the first time in more than 40 years
One of the nation’s oldest, largest and most successful home and garden tours, the 57th Showcase House will reimagine an impressive 1905 English Tudor mansion known as Oaklawn Manor.
Public tours of the Showcase House will take place April 24 – May 22, 2022. Golden Tickets are now on sale.
“Everything you know and love about the Pasadena Showcase House of Design is back,” said Marti Farley, Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts President. “We are thrilled to return to South Pasadena, a community we have supported extensively through our four philanthropic programs — Gifts & Grants, Music Mobile, Instrumental Competition and Youth Concert. After four decades, it’s time we return to the charming ‘City of Trees’ with a Showcase House that will highlight all that South Pasadena has to offer.”
Anchoring a historic Greene & Greene-planned neighborhood of century-old homes, the stately 1905 English Tudor mansion features baronial-sized rooms with rich wood interiors, ornate 2022 Showcase House — two beamed ceilings and floor-to-ceiling travertine fireplaces.
Golden Tickets (good any day or time) are on sale and can be purchased at pasadenashowcase.org/tickets. Timed entry tickets will go on sale in early February.