Friday, February 09, 2007

The Gamble House: Another Pasadena Historical Landmark

Back in 1908, when Procter & Gamble heir David Gamble and his wife, Mary, built a winter home in Pasadena, Calif., they had no idea it would become an icon of American residential design and a National Historic Landmark. Created in the arts and crafts style by the architect brothers Charles and Henry Greene, the Gamble House melded exotic influences—Swiss chalet, Japanese temple—with a respect for its own climate and terrain. Sophisticated yet casual, it captured the California spirit

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