In Smith Reserve
Atop one of the knolls, commanding full advantage of the ever-changing vistas, is Casa Altadena, the distinctive exhibition home of Realty Syndicate. Company”SF Examiner February 11, 1928
Casa Altadena is of Spanish architecture. Occupying a knoll overlooking the panorama of the bay on one side and beautiful wooded vistas and canyons on the other side.
Over 500 people attended the opening on January 29, 1929.
Casa Altadena carries out the discerning taste of its decorators, who sought to weave into them, the romance of the Peraltas.
Details include its tiled roof, arched doorways, decorative tiles, wood trims, antique wall sconces and decorative wrought-iron work.
Casa Altadena Today
- Casa Altadena
- Smith Reserve (Piedmont Pines)
- Open Jan 29, 1928
- Spanish design
- Realty Syndicate
- Still there
- 6401 Chelton Drive
- House Looks Over Vista of Bay and Hills – SF Examiner February 11, 1928
Updated July 17, 2020