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Department of Public Works

  • Sights & Sounds of the Arroyo Seco

    The beauty and unique character of the Arroyo Seco has captured the hearts of recreationists, preservationists, and nature lovers for generations. Visits to this enchanting canyonland have inspired artists, filmmakers, and writers to create works telling the story of this complex beauty of this dynamic landscape. Continue reading below to find two films inspired by the Arroyo Seco.

  • Film: Pasadena's Arroyo Seco, A Park for all People

    Created for the City, Pasadena's Arroyo Seco, A Park for all People, highlights the natural, historic, and cultural worth of the Arroyo Seco.

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    Part 2

  • Film: A River's Journey to Rebirth

    The Central Arroyo Seco Stream has been restored as a pilot project to reestablish habitat for native species. The film, A River's Journey to Rebirth, illustrates the story of this restoration project.

    Part 1

    Part 2