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Departement Stores, Shopping Malls, Bookstore, Sporting Goods, Electronics and Outlets,

Department Stores

Large stores usually offer "departments" by products: baby needs, ladies clothing, men's clothing, shoes, home appliances, electronics, outdoor recreational supplies, gardening supplies, linen and bedding, furniture, school supplies, movies and magazines, etc. Most of department stores also operate on-line stores.

JC Penney • 400 S. Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia
Macy's • 401 S. Lake Avenue, Pasadena (walking distance from Caltech)
Sears • 3801 E. Foothill Boulevard, Pasadena
Target • 777 E. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena (walking distance from Caltech)
Nordstrom • 400 S. Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia 91007
Nordstrom Rack • 3363 E. Foothill Boulevard, Pasadena

Shopping Malls and Areas

There are major shopping malls and commercial areas within walking distance or a short drive from Caltech where you will find a variety of shops, restaurants, large department stores, and theaters.

Glendale Galleria • 100 W. Broadway, Glendale
Old Town Pasadena • Colorado Boulevard, between Pasadena Avenue and N. Raymond Avenue
Paseo Colorado • 280 E. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena
South Lake Avenue • S. Lake Avenue, between E. California Boulevard and E. Green Street
The Americana at Brand • 889 Americana Way, Glendale
Westfield Santa Anita Mall • 400 S. Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia
The Grove • 189 Grove Drive, Los Angeles 90036

Book Stores

In Pasadena. Vroman’s Bookstore • 695 E. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena.
In and around Los Angeles. Barnes and Noble

Sporting Goods Stores

Big 5 Sporting Goods • 3719 E. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena
Dick's Sporting Goods • 3359 E. Foothill Boulevard, Pasadena
REI • 214 N. Santa Anita Avenue, Arcadia


Best Buy • 3415 E. Foothill Boulevard, Pasadena
Caltech Bookstore • in the Caltech Bookstore on campus
Fry's Electronics • 2311 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank
Radio Shack • 825 N. Lake Avenue, Pasadena

Outlets in and around Los Angeles

Many manufacturers sell their products at discounted prices at outlet stores.
Camarillo Premium Outlets • 740 E. Ventura Boulevard, Camarillo
Citadel Outlets • 100 Citadel Drive, Los Angeles
Desert Hills • 48400 Seminole Drive, Cabazon


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