The Greening of Pasadena by Robert Winter is an essay written by the acknowledged historian of note for the California Arts & Crafts Movement. It is printed in a pamphlet form.
The essay focuses on the historical premise for the natural arbor in Pasadena, based on the author’s extensive research and aesthetic impressions of our classic Southern California city.
The Clinker Press published The Greening of Pasadena in 2010.
Robert Winter (born 1924) is one of California’s leading architectural historians. He is the Arthur G. Coons Professor of the History of Ideas, Emeritus, at Occidental College, Los Angeles. He is particularly known for his contributions to the history of the California branch of the Arts and Crafts Movement.
Winter lives in Pasadena in the Batchelder House that formerly belonged to tilemaker Ernest Batchelder.
You may learn more about Robert Winter at this Pasadena Museum of History link.