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Kentuck Knob Frank Lloyd Wright"s House For I.n. And Bernardine Hagan by Bernardine Hagan

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Published by Local History Co. .
Written in English


  • Pennsylvania,
  • Home Improvement / Construction,
  • Design & Construction,
  • Art,
  • Wright, Frank Lloyd,,
  • General,
  • Usonian houses,
  • Kentuck Knob (Pa.),
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • 1867-1959,
  • Fayette County

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8563621M
ISBN 100971183554
ISBN 109780971183551

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  Kentuck Knob: Frank Lloyd Wright's House for I.N. and Bernardine Hagan: Hagan, Bernardine: : Books.5/5(3). Account of design & construction of Kentuck Knob plus the rich life lived there. Complete compilation of historic photographs and documents. + black and white photos plus 8 pages of color. From 5/5(1). Book your tickets online for Kentuck Knob, Chalk Hill: See reviews, articles, and photos of Kentuck Knob, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor among 5 attractions in Chalk Hill/5(). Kentuck Knob is open: Wed - Wed PM - PM; Thu - Tue AM - PM; Buy tickets in advance on Tripadvisor. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund/5().

Kentuck Knob was built for a prosperous western Pennsylvania family, the Hagans, who had a successful ice cream business in Uniontown, so it was was the deluxe version of the Usonian style. Construction began in and was completed in Wright, busy with his Guggenheim Museum commission, visited only once during construction. Kentuck Knob, also known as the Hagan House, is a residence designed by the American architect Frank Lloyd Wright in rural Stewart Township near the village of Chalk Hill, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA, 45 miles (72 km) southeast of Pittsburgh. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in for its architecture.   by Jim Cheney. Located deep in the woods of the Laurel Highlands is one of Pennsylvania’s best Frank Lloyd Wright homes: Kentuck Knob. Kentuck Knob sits on the outskirts of Ohiopyle State Park, less than four miles as a bird flies from Wright’s most famous creation, Fallingwater, and less than an hours drive from more of his homes at Polymath Park. Kentuck Knob’s materials—native sandstone, Tidewater Red Cypress and a copper hipped roof—further merge the structure with its surroundings. Bernardine Hagan described the Kentuck Knob experience as truly being at one with nature.

  Special Directions for Large RVs to Kentuck Campground: SR is very steep. Large RVs should avoid this road and take PA 40 to SR (Chalk Hill-Ohiopyle Rd.) Follow it for eight miles to a stop sign. Go straight to the campground. From the West: From the PA Turnpike, take E Donegal. Turn left onto PA 31 east.   Kentuck Knob is a Usonian home designed by Frank Lloyd and gets its name from the hill (knob) that it is constructed on. In fact, the house was designed towards the end of Wright's life and was designed without him visiting the site at all. Don Hoffman's book gives and accurate description of how this magnificent home came into being from its inception to completion/5(13). Bernardine went on to publish her own book about Kentuck Knob entitled, Kentuck Knob: Frank Lloyd Wright’s House for I.N. and Bernardine Hagan. In Mrs. Hagan’s book, she states that Kentuck Knob has, “ a sense of beauty, comfort, serenity and harmony in the house and all of its surroundings.”.