El Nido Center
Urban Revitalization Study
East Pasadena, CA


1. Remove all post-modern/spanish-style design elements from two 1990’s retail buildings.
2. Introduce engineered architectural trellis’ to connect street front with the interior of the shopping center.
3. Create landscaped shade pockets for usable outdoor space.
4. Maintain dynamic quality of Route 66 + embrace the “Neon Sign”