The Team

Goldrich Kest

Goldrich Kest has a deep-rooted legacy in Pasadena as the owner of Green Hotel Apartments since 1971. The company was founded by Jona Goldrich and Sol Kest, Holocaust survivors who immigrated to the United States and established Goldrich Kest as a small family business in 1957. What began with a single apartment building has grown into one of the most successful housing development and management firms in all of California. Today, Goldrich Kest manages more than 200 properties and employs close to 600 people.

Jona Goldrich and Sol Kest

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Green Hotel Apartments Pasadena

Goldrich Kest acquired the Green Hotel in 1971 and has been the steward of this historic Pasadena property ever since.

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Hollywood Knickerbocker

Hollywood Knickerbocker is a historic building located across the street from the iconic Capitol Records building in Hollywood. Previously a hotel patronized by many famous guests, the building is now an affordable housing community for seniors.

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Museum Tower

Museum Tower was developed by the founders of Goldrich Kest. The residential property sits among Downtown L.A.’s iconic architecture including the Colburn Music Academy, The Broad, and Disney Concert Hall.

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Architectural Resources Group

ARG is a design firm with experience working on some of Pasadena’s most important architecture and historic preservation. By researching and understanding the social, cultural, and historic value of structures and settings, ARG engages their experience in architectural design, preservation, conservation and sustainability to create places with historic meaning adapted to modern needs.

Featured projects

Pasadena City Hall, Seismic Retrofit and Rehabilitation

Pasadena Conservatory of Music