Atop the landmark Barcelona building in Pasadena's vibrant Playhouse district sits this lovingly-restored corner Madison Avenue penthouse, designed to fuse old world charm with contemporary ambiance. Perhaps the building's most coveted residence, the penthouse offers one a sense of seclusion and architectural grandeur while situated just moments from the best of Pasadena. The home is replete with historical details, including original floor tiles, authentic hardware from Pasadena Architectural Salvage and original wallpaper, meticulously excavated from seven layers of paint; nevertheless, each rich detail is counterbalanced by modern updates, such as copper piping, retro kitchen appliances and renewed electrical paneling. Located amongst a fabled architectural building while in the midst oof Pasadena's most coveted shopping and restaurants, this stunningly revived residence actualizes refined, timeless living. Listed by Giusy Mele Brown, Pacific Union International.