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The Gamble House

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Address: 4 Westmoreland Place at Walnut, Pasadena, CA 91103
Phone Number: 626-793-3334
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This historic landmark, owned and operated by the University of Southern...

This historic landmark, owned and operated by the University of Southern California, is an excellent example of American Arts and Crafts style architecture.

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Ramble through the Gamble!

Greene and Greene, the brother architect team that celebrated the Craftsman ideal, built this house for the Gamble family in 1908. (Gamble as in Proctor and Gamble) The brothers... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Los Angeles
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Greene and Greene, the brother architect team that celebrated the Craftsman ideal, built this house for the Gamble family in 1908. (Gamble as in Proctor and Gamble) The brothers Greene were comprehensive architects and working closely with the Gamble family, not only built the house but did all the interior decor and all the furniture as well. The Gamble family... More 

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SIERRA MADRE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been on the regular tour of Gamble House about a year ago. Recently I had a relative come to visit and drove him past the house on a tour of Pasadena. My relative was excited to see the "Back to the Future" house but commented on the "dreary" dark colors. Though impressive from the outside, the period style of... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I always wanted to see this house. They gave a wonderful tour with a lot of details about the architecture and the trends of the era. The incredible fact about is that every part of it was hand crafted and it took about 10 months. This is not to be missed!

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Livermore, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You can easily see the Japanese influences on Craftman Design in the amazing & well preserved gem. Helps you understand the amazing architectural period of Old Pasadena.

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This mansion built for an executive from Procter & Gamble is a beautifully preserved example of the bungalow style by the Greene Brothers. Exquisite stained glass windows dominate the front doors, with a pattern of a huge banyan tree seen best from the inside, backlit. A charming and informed guide pointed out details in the woodwork. Much original furniture remains,... More 

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Folsom, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you enjoy architecture and fine craftmanship this is a must see. The hand built home and garage constructed of clear lumber has stood the test of time and deserves a visit.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Painstakenly restored to the jewel that it used to be, this craftsman house displays all the intricacy of an American Craftsman House. This is an outstanding example of American Arts and Crafts style architecture. Even the interior furnishings were by architects Charles and Henry Greene in 1908 for Procter and Gamble creators, David and Mary Gamble.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Gamble House was the residence of Cecil of Gamble & Procter fame, and his wife Louise Gamble. Built in 1908 and it is best and widely known as the finest example of the American Arts and Crafts period of Design. This comfortable, ahead of times, functional and beautiful large dwelling, the handcrafted and designed furnishings and the immaculate finishings... More 

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CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic docent led tour. You get a great tour of just about every room in the house. Very informative. Lovely gift shop. The house is a beautiful piece of Craftsman history. I think it is a must see for any visitor to Pasadena.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For any fans of Frank Lloyd Wright this house is a must-see when in the Pasadena Area. Its fascinating architecture and beautifully appointed with gardens to wow. Highly recommend!

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