As Pasadena enters its 29th year since incorporation, it's time we catch up on some improvements around the city.
The new skyline reflects burgeoning growth in the commercial sector and an influx of new residents. Note also the new Roberval Bridge carrying NZ1 across the Salamanca River. It was built in a part of a series of improvements by NZDoT which saw NZ1's route move to a widened 2nd Avenue which was then renamed 1st Av in a large scale renumbering of the area. Note also that development has eked onto Wallis Island.
Improvements to the port and the new Pasadena Naval Station:
Some of the grittier parts of town persist--I have a fondness for them. With R$$$ demand as high as it is, however, no doubt some developer will soon tear these down:
Phase 3 of the River street upgrade is complete. It now provides convenient access from the S and W to 2nd Av and the Roberval Bridge: