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A Preview Inside The Livingstone Condos in Pasadena

The Livingstone in Pasadena

The exciting adaptive-reuse of the former Livingstone Hotel into 32 luxury condos on Los Robles–just a couple minutes walk to Paseo Colorado–is quickly wrapping up construction with a goal to finish at the end of May.

The Livingstone is particularly unique because there are few adaptive-reuse developments in Pasadena, which basically means that many of the original characteristics of the building have been left intact including: the beautiful original brickwork, the old-fashioned elevator (with mechanical systems completely modernized), the common area staircase’s banisters and wooden stair treads, as well as the window frames.

In addition, future residents will have easy access to all the urban amenities that Pasadena offers as the Livingstone is only minutes to Paseo Colorado, Old Pasadena, and the Playhouse District.

Please contact me if you would like to be added to an interest list!

(Click on each picture for a larger image)

A one bedroom on the first floor

Bedroom with plenty of light

A kitchen with a modern design

Bathroom with original windows intact but covered by permanent opaque glass

Many of the closets have the original windows inside

This unit includes walls of brick and plenty of light

Another example of a kitchen with a modern design

Many units have balconies with original door frames

A balcony in one of the studios

View from a balcony

A studio and a kitchen with a traditional design

A view outside shows Livingstone's almost identical twin called The Stanley

Some bedrooms include original fireplaces

The original elevator will still be used with completely upgraded mechanical systems

The original banisters are refurbished and plywood protects the original wood steps until construction finishes


  1. Brigham,

    Very nice project. What kind of price range would one expect for the units that are featured in the photos on your blog.


    • Hi Thomas,

      Pricing will be in the $300 to $500K. However, pricing details are still being worked out.

  2. joel says

    I work in the area and the contractor was nice enough to show me the units. WOW. The pictures do not do it justice. What a great job. The Penthouse with the all glass wall from the living room that faces the 900 square foot patio is fabulous.

  3. charlene says

    Hello Brigham,

    I remember there was a Miyako restaurant in this hotel, and it was such a beautiful building. Can we schedule an appointment to see it?


  4. Robert says

    Will these be eligible for the Mills Act? It would sure help on the property taxes.

  5. If I were looking for a condo, this would be the building I’d want to live in. I love the place.

  6. Amazing! The attention to preserving original details is absolutely remarkable. I’d take one of these over any loft conversion in Downtown LA.

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  8. Stuart Cracraft says

    My future wife and I met there in rooms 361 and 363. We were next door neighbors! True love happens at the Livingstone. Priceless!

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