The Hotel Constance on East Colorado Boulevard is among several properties Thursday chosen to receive Pasadena's 2015 Historic Preservation Award.
The hotel, originally built in 1926, went through a $60 million makeover. Completed in 2014, the venerable building reemerged as the dusitD2 Hotel Constance.
It was completely renovated and modernized into a boutique hotel inside while keeping many original features outside as well as inside. With its unique bluRoom cocktail lounge, the hotel has been described as both contemporary and historically significant.