You'll find these lovely stairs on the west side of South Pasadena High School. The building is so art deco chic it reminds me of an old Busby Berkeley musical. In fact, these steps really need to be the backdrop of something musical. Can't you imagine a scrappy young couple marching down arm in arm, belting a number like this? Or maybe a few friends celebrating the start of summer? Or perhaps the football team heading over to the field for practice and warming up with something inspirational?
I have high school envy. My fellow classmates never could agree on whether our cement block of a school looked more like a convalescent home or a correction facility. But South Pas High? It's too cool for school.