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The Gamble House

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The Craftsman Jewel of Pasadena

I've been going to the Greene & Greene Gamble House since the 1980s. It is the quintessential... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
RH0s
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Oakland, California
Great architectural gem

One more architectural gem checked off my list. The tour of the Gamble House was great. The docent... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
archietek52
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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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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4 Westmoreland Pl, Pasadena, CA 91103-3564
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been going to the Greene & Greene Gamble House since the 1980s. It is the quintessential Southern California craftsman home. For this particular visit, I took a run to the house from Old Town Pasadena (about 1.5K) on Christmas morning. While everyone should take...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RH0s
Reviewed 6 days ago

One more architectural gem checked off my list. The tour of the Gamble House was great. The docent that we had was very good and she followed up with everyone's questions. The home and grounds are in great shape. It would have been an even...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank archietek52
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have heard about the Gamble House -- also known as the Greene and Greene house after the brothers who designed and built the house -- for many years. Nothing about it disappointed. It is a marvelous example of arts and crafts design. I found...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gamble House is a beautiful Craftsman house in a beautiful setting. There is a strong Japanese influence in the design of the house. Designed by Green and Green, the house is throughly curated and a wonderful example of how thoughtful design can transform space....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm only mildly interested in architecture, but this is pretty interesting both in its own right and as an example of the Craftsman style.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Richard D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great example of a Craftsman home. The attention to detail is amazing. Well worth a visit. Make sure you are there early enough to get tour tickets. You must be in a tour to see inside. Walk around the neighborhood to see...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Terrific home. Consistency of style gives a wonderful feel. Reminds me of the Jim Thompson house in Bangkok.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Peregrine426
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A classic Arts and Crafts style home. This is a must see for architecture buffs. A great gift shop and super tour guides who answer all questions make the tour more personalized than other places.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Henry R
Reviewed 28 November 2018

This beautiful craftsman home takes us back to another era. Architecture lovers will know this treasure at first sight. Should it be converted into a home museum? There are free tours available online.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Trail606111
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

The architecture of this house is interesting with a clear influence of Japanese design. A lot of lovely wood both inside and out. The guided tour was very integrating and the guide knowledgeable. The ground are also lovely. A well worthwhile place to visit in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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sharlene r
30 May 2017|
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Response from Mansi_Vij | Reviewed this property |
$15 for adults, $12 for senior citizens and kids under 12yrs are free. Tuesday they have less fee.
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Janet S
1 September 2015|
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Response from OaklandVisit2r | Reviewed this property |
The Metro line stops around 1 mile from the House, and there is a bus which goes from Metro to very near the House. The directions are posted on the Gamble House website.
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