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Old Pasadena is home to a wonderful variety of retailers including prestigious nationals, one-of-kind boutiques, and everything in between.  Support local by looking for the "Only in Old Pas" stamp next to businesses that are either one-of-a-kind and unique to Old Pasadena, or have few regional locations and embody the indie spirit.  If you choose to shop online or by phone, ask about contact-free curbside pick-up.

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  • Family-owned Anderson Business Technology opened in 1912 as Anderson Typewriter, and in its century of business, it’s had several locations in Old Pasadena. An early advertising slogan was "We sell and service anything that writes," and indeed, the company credits its longevity with its ability to adapt with the times, moving first from manual to electric typewriters and then to computer-based communications.

    Today, Anderson offers an array of digital-connected office equipment, as well as stand-alone copiers, fax, printers, shredders, dictation equipment, and calculators. Services include consultation, purchase/lease/rental options, free installation, customized training, and on-going product support.

  • The Pasadena Apple Store, distinct for its striking Spanish Baroque façade that dates to 1929, is a place to ask questions and get answers. The store teems with employees at the ready to guide you with new purchases or product assistance. The store also offers a variety of presentations and "creative sessions" seven days a week - all free of charge - so users can learn the latest tips and get hands-on assistance with Apple's products and solutions. Topics include art and design, health and fitness, video, and photography, and coding and apps. Check out the calendar of events online. 

  • Audio Element is the product of a well-established and respected tradition of quality in-home audio. Owned and operated by Brian Berdan, the staff at Audio Element has a knack for helping to figure out exactly what their clients need and executing the delivery and installation of music systems to the highest degree. 

    Visiting this highly curated audio space, you’ll experience Audio Element’s one-of-a-Turntable Bar™, featuring a plethora of turntables that can quickly be tested through any set of speakers. Audition several complete systems at various price points providing you with accurate and harmonious sound to enjoy your favorite music with your friends and family. And don’t forget to immerse yourself in their interactive listening room, professionally built to create a neutral space to authentically audition the performance of your desired gear.

    Audio Element carries the best sounding audio components for the novice listener all the way to the long-time audiophile. They also offer helpful services such as turntable setup and system tuning.

  • MODLOCK is an exclusive Liberty Safe Dealer in Pasadena.  In addition to selling and delivering the number one safe in America, MODLOCK also sells and installs best-in-class security and locks, such as, Apple Homekit, and Google Nest Home. Visit this friendly, community-oriented, business for personalized assistance. 


  • This store serves both T-Mobile and Sprint customers and is a Sprint Repair Center. Many repairs can be resolved the same day; some devices may require an exchange or mail-in repair.

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