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Top 10 favorite American houses

To celebrate their 150th anniversary, the American Institute of Architects put together a list of 150 favorite buildings of Americans. From that list we gleaned a top 10 buildings designed as family homes, the most admired American masterpieces of residential architecture.

Gamble House - Pasadena, California
Gamble House - Pasadena, California
Architect: Charles Sumner Greene and Henry Mather Greene (Greene and Greene)

Year built: 1908

For: David B. Gamble of Procter & Gamble

Design: Arts and Crafts.This style is characterized by use of high quality materials and great craftsmanship. It was heavily influenced by Japanese esthetics.

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