Pope-Leighey House by Frank Lloyd Wright

Pope-Leighey House by Frank Lloyd Wright

Rachael Grad
May 5, 2009
Commissioned in 1939 by journalist Loren Pope, Frank Lloyd Wright designed the Pope-Leighey House in Alexandria, Virginia using four natural materials: wood, brick, glass, and concrete. The 1,200 square foot house feels much larger than its actual size. The house is now owned and operated by The National Trust for Historic Preservation and is open for tours from April - December. Info and more photos below the jump...

Read more about the classic kitchen in Faith's post "Classic Kitchen: Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House." See The Washington Post's recent slideshow on Frank Lloyd Wright and the Pope-Leighey House by clicking here.

The Pope-Leighey House is open from Friday, April 3 to December 31, Thursday through Monday, 10 am to 5:00 pm. Have you been to the Pope-Leighey House?

(Images: Len Spoden, Peter Beers, PopeLeighey1940.org, Flickr member cliff1066 licensed for use under Creative Commons)

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