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Gerald B. Tonkens House

Located on four acres in the northern suburbs of Cincinnati, this exemplary Usonian Automatic home incorporates 11 different patterns of concrete block and over 400 inset windows.

Built

1954

Client

Gerald Tonkens

Address

6980 Knoll Rd.

Status

National Register of Historic Places. Privately owned.

The house, anchored by a large fireplace, includes three bedrooms and a carport. The east-facing bank of floor-to-ceiling windows and doors open onto the Cherokee Red porch and provide a sweeping view of the property. The home possesses the original Wright furniture and extensive documentation on the house and its history.

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