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Miltimore House, 1301 Chelton Way, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, CA

Miltimore House, 1301 Chelton Way, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, CA

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Summary

Significance: This small residence is an early example of the work of Irving John Gill. Though economically styled and built, the house achieves a degree of spaciousness with its large living room, and outdoor "green rooms" (terraces covered with pergolas and vines). / This small residence, designed by Irving John Gill in 1911, exhibits those qualities expressed in all his later work - the chaste simplicity of white rectangular masses and the complete lack of ornament. Notable in this building are what he termed his "green rooms" (pergola structures covered with vines) which are used as outdoor living areas. While striving for economy, Gill was able to provide his client wit ha luxuriously spacious living room and master bedroom.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-217
Survey number: HABS CA-1988
Building/structure dates: 1911 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1958 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Gill, Irving John
Rector, Irving
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Location

Pasadena (Calif.)34.14778, -118.14452
Google Map of 34.1477849, -118.1445155
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Source

Library of Congress
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