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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Carr House for Sale in Illinois

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Nov 2, 2020

The Carr House, a Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian built in 1950, is the only Wright designed home in Illinois’s city of Glenview and it’s now available for sale.

The 1950 Carr House, a Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian design, is located on a secluded 3-acre lot in Glenview, IL  near an area known as The Grove. The 4-bedroom/3.1 bathroom home was just listed for sale at $1,695,000.

The Carr House highlights Wright’s blurring of interior and exterior spaces. The property now includes an in-ground heated pool surrounded by forested greenery. The home’s floor plan showcases several open common areas ideal for entertaining and features beautiful use of Honduran mahogany throughout.

Additionally, the Carr House includes well known Wright design elements like mitered glass windows and pierced “breeze block.”

The home also boasts having only two owners who have demonstrated deep care and respect toward its unique Wright characteristics.

 

 


 

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This home is located at 1544 Portage Run, Glenview, IL 60025. For more information, contact listing agent Erica Conaty Goldman with Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty or visit the home’s Zillow Listing.

 


 

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