Rachel Ormiston Caffoe for Vroman’s Bookstore

Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA

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Opened in 1894 by photographer and philanthropist Adam Clark Vroman, this airy two-story shop in the historic Pasadena Playhouse District continues his charitable legacy by donating a portion of each purchase to local causes. SoCal’s oldest indie bookstore features both local history and counterculture. vromansbookstore.com

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Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA

Opened in 1894 by photographer and philanthropist Adam Clark Vroman, this airy two-story shop in the historic Pasadena Playhouse District continues his charitable legacy by donating a portion of each purchase to local causes. SoCal’s oldest indie bookstore features both local history and counterculture. vromansbookstore.com

Rachel Ormiston Caffoe for Vroman’s Bookstore

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