Roland Reisley House

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Roland Reisley House
Roland Reisley House is located in New York
Roland Reisley House
General information
Type House
Architectural style Usonian
Location Pleasantville, New York
Coordinates 41°07′22″N 73°44′43″W / 41.122869°N 73.745347°W / 41.122869; -73.745347Coordinates: 41°07′22″N 73°44′43″W / 41.122869°N 73.745347°W / 41.122869; -73.745347
Construction started 1951
Technical details
Floor area 3,200 sq ft (300 m2)
Design and construction
Architect Frank Lloyd Wright

Roland Reisley House was built in Pleasantville, New York in 1951. The third of the "Usonia Homes", this is a building on a hillside with a masonry "core" and wood siding. Roland Reisley was 26 when he built his home. The entrance is dominated by a dramatic wood cantilevered carport, which leads to an impressive yet unpresumptuous low-slung house with cypress paneling and indigenous stone.

The original house, built in 1951, had one bedroom, a study and a kitchen and a total of 1,800 square feet (170 m2). Wright returned five years later to design a 1,400-square-foot (130 m2) addition.

References[edit]

  • Storrer, William Allin. The Frank Lloyd Wright Companion. University Of Chicago Press, 2006, ISBN 0-226-77621-2 (S.318)

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