Homes For Sale in Pasadena, CA

999668-355so.madisonpictureThe Madison Heights neighborhood was largely developed between 1910 and 1917. It consisted of family homes of professional people. A number of architects and contractors who worked in the neighborhood also lived here. Many early residents subdivided their lots to build homes for their grown children. To this day, it’s common for multiple generations of a family to own separate homes in the neighborhood.

Madison Heights is a neighborhood in Pasadena, California. It is bordered by California Boulevard to the north; Lake Avenue, Arden Road, Oak Knoll Avenue, Oak Knoll Circle, and El Molino Avenue to the east; Allendale, Los Robles Avenue, and South Pasadena to the south, and Marengo Avenue to the west.

The Neighborhood

The Madison Heights Neighborhood Association (MHNA) was founded in the early seventies by a group of residents dedicated to advocating for neighborhood issues.

The MHNA boundaries are Lake, El Molino and Los Robles Avenues to the east and south, Marengo Avenue to the west and California Boulevard to the north. More than 1,400 proud residents reside in the area and enjoy the benefits of committed neighborhood volunteers on City Commissions, civic organizations and nonprofit organizations.

Madison Heights Association have been actively organizing events such as the annual 4th of July Parade, Block Party and Allendale Christmas Tree Lighting.

Location and Schools

It is convenient to shopping, dining, entertainment and cultural venues in Old Pasadena, Paseo Colorado, Playhouse District, Civic Center and South Lake Avenue.

Madison Heights is home to Rose City High School, Pasadena’s continuation high school. The neighborhood is served by McKinley and Hamilton Elementary Schools, McKinley and Blair Middle Schools, and Blair High School. California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena City College(PCC), Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts and Fuller School of Theology are nearby too. Transportation is easily accessible via multiple freeways and the Gold Line Fillmore station on the west and Lake Avenue on the east side. The zip code for the neigbhorhood is 91106.

Homeowners

Middle Aged (45-64)

Approximately 32.52% of residents are between the ages of 45 and 64 years old. This is a high percentage for Pasadena and Los Angeles Metro.

Young Professionals

The second largest age group in Madison Heights is the young professionals category, with approximately 19.01% of residents between 25 and 34 years old.

Mostly Caucasian

In Madison Heights, 68.00% of people are Caucasian. This is a relatively high percentage of Caucasians for Pasadena and Los Angeles Metro.

Asian

Approximately 20.00% of Madison Heights’s residents are Asian, making it the second most common ethnicity.

Amenities

Madison Heights has been tagged as one of the best places to live in Pasadena. Majority of the residents find the weather in Pasadena to be pleasant. All the places are just conveniently located within the residents’ reach.  Thus, Pasadena Civic Auditorium, best known for being home to Emmy Awards is a good example. Also, residents have an easy access to places such as El Paseo, Old town Shops, Arclight Theater and Lake Corridor where one can find a number of specialty food and shops. Moreover, Madison Heights had been a home to popular restaurants like Abricott, Smitty’s, Green Café, Dupart’s, Celestino’s Italian Restaurant, Continental Burger on Lake and Lemonade. Madison Heights is surrounded with excellent schools and has the quaint feel of the mid west, with lots of trees and very friendly people.  This place is  voted at Sperling as one of the most loved places in California.

If you would like to know about homes for sale in Madison Heights, let area expert Natalie Aguilar Vogie show the best real estate in the area. You can reach her at 626-379-6472 or by email at natalieaguilar@kw.com.

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