For more than a century the Gamble House has stood on a promontory overlooking the Arroyo Seco, a thin riverbed that meanders down from the San Gabriel Mountains through Pasadena, California. For much of that time the house has been open to the public. More than a million visitors have toured the house since it became an architectural site in 1966. They come for a variety of reasons, but primarily to appreciate the uncommon mixture of art and craft that is the hallmark of architects Charles and Henry Greene. That they have arrived in such numbers for so long is a testament to the vision of the designers, the skill of their craftsmen-builders, and the fruitful connection they had with their clients.
This book by photographer Alex Vertikoff officially launches the first full-length book ever published on The Gamble House.