The Gamble House in Pasadena, a Craftsman masterpiece designed by architects Greene & Greene, is offering “Upstairs Downstairs” tours of servants’ quarters July 30-Aug. 16.(Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
The Gamble House in Pasadena celebrates 50 years as a museum this year with a variety of activities, including a public celebration held at the Arts and Crafts masterpiece on Sept. 25.
The historic home was designed by Charles and Henry Greene, for David and Mary Gamble, of the Procter & Gamble Co., in 1908, and is now a National Historic Landmark, owned by the city of Pasadena and run by USC.
The public party will feature self-paced tours of the Gamble House for $1 (1966 prices), food trucks, family activities on the lawn such as soap carving and kids’ woodworking workshops, and more.
The Gamble House 50th anniversary celebration takes place from noon to 4 p.m. on Sept. 25 at 4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena. $1. Details: gamblehouse.org/50th or (626) 793-3334.
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