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MrPoe and I went to The Gamble House in Pasadena. This house was designed by Greene & Greene for the Proctor & Gamble family in 1908.

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Location: Pasadena, CA

Comment by JustAnotherUserName on June 13, 2009 at 10:20am
My husband is a 3rd generation builder--a carpenter by trade. Greene & Greene are among his strongest influences--it says so right on his website! We've been here many times and are in fact card-carrying "Friends of the Gamble House." We usually try to time our visit with the Swap Meet at the Rose Bowl...!
Comment by jinboy on June 13, 2009 at 4:35pm
wow now theres a place i wouldn't mind sleeping n LOL
looks awesome and the surroundings look peaceful
Comment by Dunleavy on June 14, 2009 at 12:02am
@jinboy. If you look at the front of the house on the second level to the right is a sleeping porch. Very cool!

@JustAnotherUserName. I've always liked this style of house but I had never actually been in one before. I was amazed at how many details went into it. It's not just decorative, but everything serves a purpose. I also didn't realize that they did more than design houses. Greene & Greene designed the rugs, furniture and even the lighting fixtures. Truly talented and amazing architects.
Comment by photo2010 on June 14, 2009 at 1:50am
Amazing detail. Thanks for doing this!
Comment by JD on August 2, 2009 at 12:21am
Love that style of architecture, and dimly lit, too?... perfect!


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