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Collection name:
Alice Weston Great Houses
Record:
Work Record ID:
529
Reproduction Record ID:
529
Work Class:
Architecture
Work Type:
house
Title:
Boswell House
Title Type:
preferred
Creator:
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
Creator Dates:
1867-1959
Creator Nationality:
American
Creator Type:
personal
Creator Role:
architect
Date:
1961
Date Type:
creation
Location:
Cincinnati (Ohio)
Location Type:
site
Location:
8805 Camargo Club Drive, Indian Hill (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Style Period:
Prairie School
Culture:
American
Subject:
Cincinnati (Ohio)
Subject:
hip roofs
Subject:
terraces (landscaped-site elements)
Subject:
organic architecture
Subject:
Usonian houses
Description:
"The largest of Wright's three Cincinnati houses (see #'s 14 & 35), the Boswell House nestles between low hills adjacent to Red Bird Hollow Nature Preserve and the Camargo Country Club in Indian Hill, Cincinnati's most exclusive suburb. Of reddish-brown brick, the house has a low, hip-roofed profile, with four levels of terraces cascading into the landscape. A large, squarish living room, surrounded by windows on three sides and with a 16-foot high pyramidal ceiling, anchors the angle of the L-shaped plan; one wing contains the kitchen, service rooms and a playroom, the other wing contains five bedrooms including a master suite. The house was completed two years after Wright's death by Taliesin Associates; it was renovated and extended in 2000, including a new, Taliesin-designed carport." (36)
Information Source:
Greinacher, Udo, Elizabeth Meyer, Susan Rissover, Patrick Snadon and Margo Warminski. 50 from the 50s: Modern Architecture and Interiors in Cincinnati.Cincinnati :Urban Currents, 2003. (36)
Reproduction Creator:
Weston, Alice, 1926
Reproduction View:
Driveway and carport
Reproduction View Type:
exterior view
Reproduction Information Source:
Photograph collection of Cincinnati Museum Center-Cincinnati Historical Society Library
Reproduction Rights Statement:
These images are for non-profit use educational use. Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of material in physical or digital form requires prior written permission from the copyright holder.

Boswell House