You can download online images yourself. Lin Wang. Performance & security by Cloudflare, Please complete the security check to access. If possible, include a printout of the drawing. Another way to prevent getting this page in the future is to use Privacy Pass. "[4] The entrance of the room is diagonal from the hall with two doors. Nous voudrions effectuer une description ici mais le site que vous consultez ne nous en laisse pas la possibilité. For example, glass and film photographic ( • No, the item is not digitized. If possible, include a printout of the photograph. The expansive window was designed to let light brighten the room during the late afternoon. They briefly considered selling it, until prospective buyers spoke of painting the interior woodwork white. In many cases, the originals can be served in a images.). have a compelling reason to see the original, consult with 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). Reading Room. Cecil Huggins Gamble and his wife Louise Gibbs Gamble lived in the house beginning in 1946. 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. The overall landscape design and constructed garden elements are integrated with the architectural proportion and detailing. DonateInspector General | Please go to #2. All images can be viewed at a large size The use of asymmetry alongside the classical balance reflects nature's welcoming of variety in proportions.[10]. Jonathan E Breen. All the items in a particular medium (e.g., all drawings, all photographs) can be ordered as photocopies or high-quality copies. About | Lived here in 1996 - 1997. The main terrace is beyond the rear facade of the residence. Details. California Historical Landmark Marker NO. View drawings from this survey. 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 Other materials require appointments for later the Significance: The Gamble House is the most complete and best preserved example of the work of Architects Greene and Greene. Search. Ticketing: (844) 325-0812 Main: (626) 793-3334 Bookstore: (626) 449-4178. [3][6] Today, two 5th-year USC architecture students live in the house full-time; the selected students change annually. Exterior porches are found off three of the second-floor bedrooms and were used for sleeping or entertaining. Age 43 (323) 962-9666. Make note of the Call Number in the catalog record. Look at the Medium field above. a reference librarian. The transition from hall to room was designed to provide a sense of "anticipation and discovery".[4]. One of the wooden panels in the entry hall is actually a concealed door leading to the kitchen, and another panel opens to a coat closet. Make note of the Call Number listed above. External Link Disclaimer | Age 49 (619) 993-4548. (NOTE: These numbers are visible in the Tiff "Reference Image" display.). 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. The house is located on a grassy knoll overlooking Pasadena's Arroyo Seco, a broad, seasonally dry river bed. Beatriz I Borquez. rights restrictions. The Library of Congress generally does not own rights to material in Please join us for our exterior tours GARDENS & GABLES: EXPLORING THE GAMBLE HOUSE OUTDOORS or GREENE & GREENE NEIGHBORHOOD … "[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. Search for: Gamble House Tours. 871: Significant dates; Added to NRHP: September 3, 1971: Designated NHL: December 22, 1977: The Gamble House, also known as the David B. The doors are decorated with cloud-designed glass panels. Press | The house displays a strong influence of Japanese architecture. Featured on This Old House with then host Bob Vila in 1987. Yes, the item is digitized. 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. please use our Ask A Librarian service or negatives are particularly subject to damage. The Gamble House, also known as the David B. You may need to download version 2.0 now from the Chrome Web Store. (Some may not be online). item is rights restricted or has not been evaluated for [citation needed] Its style shows influence from traditional Japanese aesthetics and a certain California spaciousness born of available land and a permissive climate. 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. Reference staff can direct you to this surrogate. 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.