Robert Llewellyn Wright House

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Robert Llewellyn Wright House
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Robert Llewellyn Wright House, September 2012
Robert Llewellyn Wright House is located in Maryland
Robert Llewellyn Wright House
Location 7927 Deepwell Drive
Bethesda, Maryland
Coordinates 39°0′27.71″N 77°10′0.62″W / 39.0076972°N 77.1668389°W / 39.0076972; -77.1668389Coordinates: 39°0′27.71″N 77°10′0.62″W / 39.0076972°N 77.1668389°W / 39.0076972; -77.1668389
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1957 (1957)
Architect Wright, Frank Lloyd; Beharka, Robert
Architectural style Hemicyclical, Usonian
NRHP Reference # 86002621[1]
Added to NRHP August 12, 1986

The Robert Llewellyn Wright House is a historic home located at 7927 Deepwell Drive in Bethesda, Maryland, United States. It is a two-story concrete-block structure designed by noted architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1953, and constructed in 1957 for his sixth child.[2] The Usonian house was designed using intersecting and concentric segments of a circle, or "hemicycles". The house can be seen from Deepwell Drive on a sloping lot that overlooks a stream. It is also visible from the Cabin John Stream Valley Trail, which follows the Cabin John Creek below it. In 1960, the grounds were landscaped by the son of the architect, Lloyd Wright.

It is one of only two Wright-designed structures in Maryland; the other is the Joseph Euchtman House in Baltimore County.[3]


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  1. ^ Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ McKeon, Nancy (21 August 2010), "A family home, a family legacy", The Washington Post: E1,E4 
  3. ^ Peter E. Kurtze (February 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Robert Llewellyn Wright House" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-01-01. 

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