Welcome to Monrovia
Settled at the foothills of the San Gabriel mountains, the city of Monrovia is just 8 miles east of Pasadena. An All-America City Award recipient, a highly rated school district, an award-winning downtown, and an engaged community with unique small-town charm make Monrovia a desirable place to live!
Safe, attractive, and diverse neighborhoods help define Monrovia.
Just as important to this city’s revitalization and development is its emphasis on historical preservation, which lends to the character of Monrovia’s neighborhoods. Public art installations brought by The Neighborhood Treasures Program enrich and improve various neighborhoods throughout the community. Monrovia’s Community Garden contributes to the education of sustainability and what will help neighbors lead healthy lives together.
What to Expect
The city of Monrovia encompasses a balance between growth and preservation while offering seemingly boundless nature to explore.
This California Tree City, with 150 acres of hiking, biking, and camping terrain add to Monrovia’s inviting sense of community, safe neighborhoods, historic charm, and its unique shops and restaurants populating its spirited Old Town.
As one of the most vibrant regions in the nation, Monrovia’s small-town appeal is without question.
Old Town, considered the heart of Monrovia, is a sophisticated environment with spectacular mountain views. This center of the city is where residents and visitors head regularly for its signature community events, such as the Friday night street fair, including a farmers market with live music and special monthly entertainment just for kids. Old Town’s variety of boutique shops, dining options, and entertainment for the whole family lends to its inviting and unique environment.
Monrovia strives to preserve the history and character of its community through the city’s Historic Preservation Program.
Monrovia’s unmistakably strong desire to preserve history through the preservation of its numerous buildings that have historic value is a unique and important factor in maintaining Monrovia’s small-town atmosphere.
From historical to contemporary homes, Monrovia offers a wide variety of housing styles.
Real estate offerings include turn-of-the-century Queen Anne Victorians, Craftsman Bungalows, Spanish Colonial Revivals, and many other diverse residences. As an additional bonus, owners of historic, city of Monrovia landmark homes are eligible for property tax relief!
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Monrovia is defined by its beauty, history, culture, and inviting community that is unique in spirit.
This city’s safe residential neighborhoods, historic charm, and vibrant Old Town are just part of what helps make Monrovia the place to work, play, and live!