Carroll Alsop House

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Carroll Alsop House
The Also House.jpeg
Carroll Alsop House is located in Iowa
Carroll Alsop House
Location 1907 A Ave., E.
Oskaloosa, Iowa
Coordinates 41°17′48.6″N 92°37′22.6″W / 41.296833°N 92.622944°W / 41.296833; -92.622944Coordinates: 41°17′48.6″N 92°37′22.6″W / 41.296833°N 92.622944°W / 41.296833; -92.622944
Built 1951
Architect Frank Lloyd Wright
Architectural style Usonian
NRHP Reference # 88002142[1]
Added to NRHP 11/09/1988

Carroll Alsop House, also known as Mitchell House, is a historic residence located in Oskaloosa, Iowa, United States. It is one of seven Frank Lloyd Wright designed Usonian houses located in Iowa, and one of two that were constructed in Oskaloosa.[2] Both were completed in 1951. This house is an L-plan, unless you count the carport, which makes it a T-plan. It was a custom-built house that embodied the ideals of "free and simple living, in touch with nature, for the family of moderate means."[2] The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b Chery Peterson, Ralph J. Christian. "Carroll Alsop House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-04-26. 
  • Storrer, William Allin. The Frank Lloyd Wright Companion. University Of Chicago Press, 2006, ISBN 0-226-77621-2 (S.305)

External links[edit]