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Pasadena in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Gamble House

 
 
The Gamble House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Drew White, September 14, 2012
1. The Gamble House Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1908, the David B. Gamble House is a tribute to the genius of architects Charles Sumner Greene and Henry Mather Greene. Its design represents a unique California lifestyle and is a masterpiece of American craftsmanship. In 1966 it was made a gift by the Gamble family to the City of Pasadena in a joint agreement with the University of Southern California.
 
Erected 1974 by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the City of Pasadena and the University of Southern California. (Marker Number 871.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmark, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists.
 
Location. 34° 9.102′ N, 118° 9.648′ W. Marker is in Pasadena, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Westmoreland Place north of Arroyo Terrace, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena CA 91103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
The Gamble House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, January 18, 2018
2. The Gamble House
are within walking distance of this marker. Fenyes Estate (approx. 0.2 miles away); Aerojet Engineering Corporation First Plant (approx. half a mile away); History of Ambassador Gardens (approx. half a mile away); Merritt Mansion (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ambassador Auditorium (approx. 0.6 miles away); 1942 Rose Bowl (approx. 0.6 miles away); An Unforgettable Day (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bonham Alley (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pasadena.
 
Also see . . .  History of The Gamble House. (Submitted on September 27, 2012.)
 
The Gamble House image. Click for full size.
By Drew White, September 14, 2012
3. The Gamble House
Marker is in placed in the grass on the grounds.
The Gamble House image. Click for full size.
By Drew White, September 14, 2012
4. The Gamble House
Gamble House side view image. Click for full size.
January 19, 2018
5. Gamble House side view
National Historic Landmark Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, January 18, 2018
6. National Historic Landmark Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2012, by Drew W of Vista, California. This page has been viewed 480 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 26, 2012, by Drew W of Vista, California.   2. submitted on January 19, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   3, 4. submitted on September 26, 2012, by Drew W of Vista, California.   5. submitted on January 19, 2018.   6. submitted on January 19, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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