The 2014 Pasadena Showcase House of Design opened last Sunday with much fanfare. Celebrating its 50th Showcase House of Design, Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts members and designers invites guests to tour the English Arts & Crafts style house and grounds in Pasadena through May 11. Seventeen interior and eight exterior designers are displaying their exceptional and innovative imaginings for this historic home and its spacious grounds.
In 1915, Robert Philip Flint and his wife Margaret, who were frequent British Isles and Continental travelers, chose Los Angeles architect Stiles O. Clements to design their home in the fashion of many homes they had seen on their adventures in England.
Robert, the brother of Sen. Frank Flint, who developed Flintridge, was by education a mining engineer. He studied at Yale University and at the Colorado School of Mines.
On April 7, 1909, the Los Angeles Harold-Examiner Newspaper reported, "A dispatch from Evansville, Ind., last night told of the marriage there yesterday of Miss Margaret Gray, daughter of Mrs. Margaret Gray of that city, and Robert P. Flint of Los Angeles.