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Ambassador College
Pasadena, CA

 

PASADENA, CA --- Here's the Ambassador campus near Old Town Pasadena. It appears that the Auditorium will be saved, but unfortunately not the most unique Fine Arts and Science buildings that are sometimes referred to as the 'honeycomb' buildings. Building architecture like this is becoming quite rare.

Ambassador College Auditorium
Photo courtesy Adriene Biondo

 

Many thanks to Adriene Biondo for photos and information.

 



Auditorium Interior
Photo courtesy Adriene Biondo

 

Auditorium Profile View
Photo courtesy Adriene Biondo

 

This a beautiful and pristine campus that is a welcome respite from nearby Colorado Boulevard. It will be a real shame to see a treasure such as this disappear.

Contact the Modern Committee of the Los Angeles Conservancy for more information.

 

UPDATE 11-08 : In 2005, the Ambassador Auditorium was sold to Harvest Rock Church and another portion of the campus was sold to Maranatha High School. Meanwhile, the Pasadena City Council approved converting the rest of the campus into a mixed-use development in 2006. According to the June 11, 2008 edition of the Los Angeles Times, the develoopment project called Ambassador West was foreclosed in June 2008. 11-08

 

 

 

 

 

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