California Historical Landmark Marker NO. Press | Yes, another surrogate exists. The theme of three grouped objects together, sometimes symmetrically arranged, but often not. However, after the Second World War it received newfound popularity. The living room was designed without any entry doors so that the room would be as open and inviting as possible. The Arts and Crafts Movement in American Craftsman style architecture was focused on the use of natural materials, attention to detail, aesthetics, and craftsmanship. Make note of the Call Number in the catalog record. [4] It was included in a list of all-time top 10 houses in Los Angeles in a Los Angeles Times survey of experts in December 2008. Details. Teak, maple, oak, Port Orford cedar, and mahogany surfaces are placed in sequences to bring out contrasts of color, tone, and grain. Known Residents. Gamble House Creator(s): Historic American Buildings Survey, creator Related Names: Greene, Charles Sumner Greene, Henry Mather Gamble, David Barry Greene & Greene City of Pasadena University of Southern California, School of Architecture & Fine Arts Hall, Peter If you Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N779, Building/structure dates: 1908- 1909 Initial Construction, National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 71000155, Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress),, Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey, University of Southern California, School of Architecture & Fine Arts, (, California -- Los Angeles County -- Pasadena,,,, Your IP: (Some may not be online). Search. Jobs | • "[citation needed], Another way the Greenes showed off the Gamble House's emphasis on nature was through the "theme of three," which was composed of three components that could be seen in every room. Built in 1908, during the architects most refined period, it embodies the highest level of the California Bungalow style, is one of the finest examples of the American Craftsman Movement. too fragile to serve. No, the item is not digitized. Please go to #2. The Gamble House is currently not offering interior tours. For further rights The overall landscape design and constructed garden elements are integrated with the architectural proportion and detailing. Jonathan E Breen. David and Mary Gamble lived in the house during the winter months until their deaths in 1923 and 1929, respectively. It has patterned brick paving with planting areas, a large curvilinear pond, and garden walls made with distinctive clinker bricks and boulders. If it lists more than one item: The entire group can be ordered as photocopies or high-quality copies. In the rare case that a digital image for HABS/HAER/HALS documentation is not displaying online, select images for reproduction through one of these methods: Please use the following steps to determine whether you need to rights restrictions. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA 871 at the site reads:[11], Media related to Gamble House at Wikimedia Commons, Historic landmark in Pasadena, California, Show map of the Los Angeles metropolitan area, U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The building itself appears enmeshed with the landscape, achieved by a blend of man-made materials such as brick and rough dash-coat stucco and natural materials such as granite river stones and creeping fig that grows up onto the foundations of the terrace and steps. If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware. ( have a compelling reason to see the original, consult with The piano was designed by the Greenes to blend into the paneling of the room. Lived here in 1996 - 1997. The triple front door and transom feature a Japanese black pine motif in plated (more than one layer) leaded art glass, highlighting the Asian influence that runs throughout the house. The third floor was planned as a billiard room but was used as an attic by the Gamble family., Gamble House, 4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, CA. (NOTE: These numbers are visible in the Tiff "Reference Image" display.). The house is located on a grassy knoll overlooking Pasadena's Arroyo Seco, a broad, seasonally dry river bed. No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. Brad Zuger. About | 71000155: CHISL No. For assistance, see our. images.). Please join us for our exterior tours GARDENS & GABLES: EXPLORING THE GAMBLE HOUSE OUTDOORS or GREENE & GREENE NEIGHBORHOOD … Alternatively, you can purchase copies of various types through Library of Congress Duplication Services. Please use the digital image in preference to requesting Cecil Huggins Gamble and his wife Louise Gibbs Gamble lived in the house beginning in 1946. Make note of the Call Number and Item Number that appear under the photograph in the multiple-image display (e.g., HAER, NY,52-BRIG,4-2). 4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena CA 91103 Westmoreland Place is a short, private street that runs parallel to the 300 N. block of Orange Grove between Walnut and Rosemont WHAT WE’RE DOING TO KEEP YOU, OUR VOLUNTEERS AND STAFF SAFE Gamble of the Procter & Gamble company, it is today a National Historic Landmark, a California Historical Landmark, and open to the public for tours and events. its collections and, therefore, cannot grant or deny permission to Exterior porches are found off three of the second-floor bedrooms and were used for sleeping or entertaining. No, another surrogate does not exist. Details. easier to see online where they are presented as positive The woods, the low and horizontal room shapes, and the natural light that filters through the art glass exterior windows coexist with a relatively traditional plan, in which most rooms are regularly shaped and organized around a central hall. image, a copy print, or microfilm. At the far end of the room lie bookcases, a small games table, and a piano to offer entertainment and leisure. Make note of the Survey Number (e.g., HAER NY - 143) and Sheet Number (e.g., "Sheet 1 of 4"), which appear on the edge of the drawing. Constructed in 1908–09 as a home for David B. View drawings from this survey. 4 Westmoreland Pl. Now lives at 318 Walnut St, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648. surrogate, please fill out a call slip in the Prints and Photographs The house's design reflected the Gambles' love of nature as flowers and trees were brought to the interior—creating pictures in wood, metal, art glass, and semi-precious stone. [7], The exterior of the house gained worldwide exposure as the home of Emmett "Doc" Brown in the 1985 movie Back to the Future.[8]. Because of the Gambles’ attraction to the environment, the Greenes designed the house to complement the rustic setting. All images can be viewed at a large size Across from the fireplace, there is a window the leads to the terrace, which overlooks the garden. 4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena, California: Coordinates Coordinates: Built: 1908: Architect: Greene & Greene: Architectural style: Bungalow in American Craftsman style of Arts and Crafts Movement: NRHP reference No. item is rights restricted or has not been evaluated for Now lives at 4726 Red Sails Way, San Diego, CA 92154. The use of asymmetry alongside the classical balance reflects nature's welcoming of variety in proportions.[10]. Hire a freelance researcher to do further selection for you (a list of researchers in available at: You can purchase copies of various types, including quick copies, through Library of Congress Duplication Services (price lists, contact information, and order forms for Library of Congress Duplication Services are available on the. If possible, include a printout of the drawing. same day or in the future. HABS/HAER/HALS materials have generally been scanned at high resolution that is suitable for most publication purposes (see Digitizing the Collection for further details about the digital images). All the items in a particular medium (e.g., all drawings, all photographs) can be ordered as photocopies or high-quality copies. Age 49 (619) 993-4548. Another way to prevent getting this page in the future is to use Privacy Pass. Make note of the Call Number listed above. In 1966, the Gamble family turned the house over to the city of Pasadena in a joint agreement with the University of Southern California (USC) School of Architecture. to view the original item(s). Paths made with large water-worn stones from the nearby Arroyo Seco are reminiscent of running brooks crossing the lawns. [3][6] Today, two 5th-year USC architecture students live in the house full-time; the selected students change annually. Mary's younger sister Julia lived in the house until her death in 1943. 4 Westmoreland Place Pasadena, CA 91103. Details. Gamble House, is an iconic American Craftsman home in Pasadena, California, designed by the architectural firm Greene and Greene.