George Nakashima House, Studio and Workshop

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George Nakashima House, Studio and Workshop
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George Nakashima House, Studio and Workshop is located in Pennsylvania
George Nakashima House, Studio and Workshop
Location 1847 and 1858 Aquetong Rd., Solebury Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°20′24.7″N 74°57′20.1″W / 40.340194°N 74.955583°W / 40.340194; -74.955583Coordinates: 40°20′24.7″N 74°57′20.1″W / 40.340194°N 74.955583°W / 40.340194; -74.955583
Area 12.2 acres (49,000 m2)[2]
NRHP Reference # 08000782[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP August 14, 2008[1]
Designated NHL April 23, 2014

The George Nakashima House, Studio and Workshop is a property in Solebury Township, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. It is significant for its architecture and for its association with artist and furniture maker George Nakashima.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on August 14, 2008. It is the seventh property to be listed as a featured property of the week in a National Park Service program that began in July 2008.[1][3] In April 2014 it was also designated a National Historic Landmark.[4]

It includes buildings designed in International style.[2]

The site was listed on the World Monument Fund's 2014 Endangered Sites Watchlist.[5][6]

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  1. ^ a b c "Announcements and actions on properties for the National Register of Historic Places, August 22, 2008". New listings. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-08-25. 
  2. ^ a b c David Kimmerly (November, 2007). National Register of Historic Places Registration: George Nakashima House, Studio and Workshop PDF (32 KB). National Park Service.  (58 pages including 9 photos and several maps and diagrams)
  3. ^ Litterst, Mike (23 April 2014). "Interior Designates Four New National Historic Landmarks to Honor Nation’s Unique Cultural Heritage & History" (Press release). National Park Service. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
  4. ^ World Monuments Fund. "George Nakashima House, Studio and Workshop". Current Watch Site. Retrieved November 14, 2013. 
  5. ^ Ebeling, Ashlea. "World Monuments Fund Names Endangered Sites foe 2014, Including Nakashima's Studio". Forbes Magazine. Retrieved November 14, 2013. 

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