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  Coonley House - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Constructed in 1907-1908, this is an estate of several buildings built on the banks of the Des Planes River in Riverside, Illinois a suburb of Chicago, Illinois.
Avery Coonley was heir to an industrial fortune and had an unlimited budget.
The lower exterior is stucco rising to a ceramic tile banding with a geometric pattern.
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 Historic Designations, Legacy 106 Inc
This old house located in the prestigious Uptown Community of the City of San Diego was built in 1895, a time when San Diego’s streets and alleys were dirt, transportation was by foot, horsepower, or bicycle, and if you were going further, by train or the weekly steamer.
Coonley was a pioneer commercial photographer who contributed to San Diego history by leaving a legacy of architectural and historic landscape photographs that add to our understanding of the late 19th century.
Despite Coonley’s profession as a photographer, no historical photographs were found for this residence either from his period or from later periods to reveal the original appearance of the house, which apparently differs significantly from its "Victorian" façade of today.
www.legacy106.com /CoonleyGoodwinHouse.htm   (704 words)

 Frank Lloyd Wright - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The houses considered the masterpieces of the late Prairie period (1907–9) are the Frederick Robie House and the Avery and Queene Coonley House, both in Chicago.
Houses in wooded regions, for instance, made heavy use of wood, desert houses had rambling floor plans and heavy use of stone, and houses in rocky areas such as Los Angeles were built mainly of cinder block.
This allowed the woman of the house to work in her 'workplace', as he often called the kitchen, yet keep track of and be available for the children and/or guests in the dining room.
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 washingtonpost.com: Winthrop Faulkner Dies at 73; Architect   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Coonley had bought the circa-1793 Federal farmhouse on the property from descendants of its builder, Gen. Uriah Forrest, friend and host to George Washington.
Faulkner also designed a house for Lucy Rockefeller Waletzky, daughter of philanthropist Laurance Rockefeller, in Tarrytown, N.Y.; two major apartment renovations at the Watergate apartment complex; U.S. Embassy housing in Jakarta, Indonesia; and the renovation of the Richard England house in Washington, originally designed by Bauhaus master Walter Gropius.
Architecture historians know his mother, the former Elizabeth Coonley of Chicago, as the little girl in a famous 1908 photograph of one of Frank Lloyd Wright's best houses, the Coonley house in Riverside, Ill., commissioned by her father.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A50158-2004Oct20?language=printer   (580 words)

 Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The 1907 Avery Coonley House in Riverside, Illinois and the 1909 Frederick Robie House in Chicago are widely considered the "terminal masterpieces" of Wright's Oak Park period.
Following acquisition of the northern portion of the Coonley House in May 2000, the Eastman's restoration goal has been to restore the house and grounds to the period of the Coonley's residence around 1911.
Wright enjoyed his patrons: they were enlightened and their resources offered him the freedom to design the Coonley House according to his beliefs and practices, from his "linked" pavilion design through myriad architectural elements and materials.
www.savewright.org /house_information/avery_coonley_restoration.html   (879 words)

 Architect Studio 3D, from the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust
One of these was Avery Coonley, who in 1907 commissioned Wright to design a house in the upscale suburb of Riverside, Illinois.
As in all Wright's buildings, the Coonley House is unified by its design on the interior as well as the exterior.
The colored patterns on the outside of the house show that Wright was thinking about these types of patterns long before the "textile block" houses he would create in the 1920s.
www.architectstudio3d.org /AS3d/about_avery.html   (238 words)

 Coonley House - Frank Lloyd Wright - Great Buildings Online
Inlaid tiles form a geometrical pattern in the frieze on the plaster-surfaced, wood-trimmed house.
Published plans...include the cottage and coach house, originally a stable, so their design date might also be set at 1907, but construction was well after the 1909 completion of the main residential structure.
We appreciate your suggestions for links about Coonley House.
www.greatbuildings.com /buildings/Coonley_House.html   (292 words)

The Eileen Barnsdale Hollyhock House in Los Angeles, California was built in 1920 and represents one of Wright's most ambitious residential endeavors.
This is an adaptation of a terra cotta ornament from the Henry Babson House in Riverside, Illinois designed by Sullivan in 1907.
The Regency-style Wayne-Gordon House was built in 1818 and in 1860 became the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low, the founder of the Girl Scouts of America.
heartlandhouse.com /docs/full.htm   (1737 words)

 Decorating the Avery Coonley House: Frank Lloyd Wright and George... by user from Antiques & Fine Art magazine
Frank Lloyd Wright (1867–1959) was deeply committed to the idea that a house and its furnishings should be both an artwork in which to live and a living work of art inspired by nature.
The Coonleys were Wright’s first patrons to authorize a custom carpet scheme for their entire house.
Comparison of Niedecken’s concepts for these private areas with Wright’s for the public areas of the house illustrates a kindred manipulation of a square-and-rectangle grid derived from the art-glass and wall tiles.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Frank Lloyd Wright   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
It was also in the 1930s that Wright designed many of his "Usonian" houses—essentially designs for middle-class people that were based on a simple geometry yet elegantly done and practical.
Only one was lost to forces of nature, the waterfront house for W. Fuller in Pass Christian, MS, which was destroyed by Hurricane Camille in August 1969; although, the Ennis House in California had been damaged by earthquake and rain-induced ground movement.
A fire house should not resemble a, a bank a and a university a.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Frank_Lloyd_Wright   (3679 words)

 allen-lambe house history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Henry J. Allen House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright was sold, September 20, 1990 by the Wichita State University Endowment Association to the Allen-Lambe House Foundation.
The House, that Frank Lloyd Wright considered "among my best," is considered the last of the Prairie Houses.
Stylistic exterior features include a horizontal carthage marble "water table" as a transition design element between the prairie floor and the house, raked horizonal brick joints and flush head joints, expansive clay tile roof with emphasis on horizonal lines and a unique ridge, hip ridge and lower starting course with a Japanese flavor.
home.onemain.com /~allenlam/hist.html   (443 words)

 Illinois House-Corporate Housing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
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05), the Avery Coonley House in Riverside, Illinois (1907-08), and the...
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 Frank Lloyd Wright Wall Art
This design was adapted from the bronze wall sconce design used in the Frederick C. Robie House in Chicago, Illinois (1908-1910).
This piece is an adaptation of the wooden fireplace panel Wright designed for the Nathan Moore House in Oak Park, Illinois (1923).
The design is adapted from the wooden ceiling grille used in the Avery Coonley House in Riverside, Illinois (1906–1908).
www.giftgalleryonline.com /FLWArt2.htm   (713 words)

 Frank Lloyd Wright Highback Chair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Much of Frank Lloyd Wright’s career is associated with his simple, yet elegant use of geometry as seen in his “Prairie” houses.
He was a master of organic design with a complete focus on the relationship between the site and the building.
Considered by many to be one of America’s most important and influential architects, Frank Lloyd Wright’s legacy lives on in these high quality reproductions of some of his most famous furniture designs.
www.bauhaus2yourhouse.com /frank-lloyd-wright-highback-chair.html   (203 words)

 Justin's Frank Lloyd Wright Page
One of the world’s most famous houses is the weekend retreat called Fallingwater.
This was Wright's first display of the "exploding box"; floors and ceiling expand outward independently, vertical elements extend this movement skyward, and windows meet at the corners of rooms, opening to erode the very notion of containment.
Wright began the construction of this house in 1889 shortly after his marriage to Catherine Tobin, using $5,000 borrowed from Louis Sullivan.
www.msu.edu /~pingjust/WRIGHT.html   (449 words)

 History of Stained Glass
The sort of small house windows he made can be seen in Dutch paintings: a small round, square or oval panel set in a background of clear glass quarries.
The Martin house in Buffalo has over 100 leaded windows and a gallery between the house and a greenhouse.
Because the community housed a large tuberculosis sanitarium, the aisle windows contain saints associated with healing by Maurice Brianchon, Father Couturier, Paul Bony, Adaline Hebert-Stevens and Paul Bereot.
www.sgaaonline.com /stainedglass.htm   (17230 words)

 Talaria Enterprises museum store frank lloyd wright coonley ennis house waterlilies stained glass, city by the sea, ...
As one of the greatest 20th-century American architects, Frank Lloyd Wright's legacy is apparent in architectural and decorative elements throughout the modern age.
Built between 1919 and 1921 for oil heiress Aline Barnsdall, the house was intended to be a centerpiece of a theater community, sadly never completed.
Frank Lloyd Wright was one of the greatest architects of the early 20th century.
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 Prairie Designs - Coonley Residence
The Avery and Quenne Coonley Residence is located in Riverside, IL and was completed in 1907.
The windows in Coonley house have flat zinc came of two different widths.
Small amounts of white with a wisp of amber glass is used for the large squares with gold cathedral glass for the small squares.
www.prairiedesigns.com /browse.pl?category=Coonley+Residence   (78 words)

 June 8 Birthdays: Frank Lloyd Wright
The most famous examples are located in Chicago and its suburbs; they include the Willitts house (1900?–1902), Highland Park; the Coonley house (1908), Riverside; and the Robie house (1909), Chicago.
He was the first architect in the United States to produce open planning in houses, in a break from the traditional closed volume, and to achieve a fluidity of interior space by his frequent elimination of confining walls between rooms.
For the Millard house (1923) at Pasadena, Calif., he worked out a new method, known as textile-block slab construction, consisting of double walls of precast concrete blocks tied together with steel reinforcing rods set into both the vertical and the horizontal joints.
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 Frank Lloyd Wright
H2b and I have already decided that the last house we build...I guess the one we'll keep forever and ever..will be a Frank Lloyd Write reproduction.
Edited yet again: As for the house designed for the teacher..I want to say that it was the Pope-Leighey house...if it isn't the correct house then it looks VERY much like the one he did design for them.
The Martin house in NY is very very clever technically, and Wright did an interesting job of integrating the secondary buildings and the garden areas.
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 Nasrah Global Boutique   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Adapted from a mosaic frieze, this abstract tulip design was featured on the facade of the main garden of the Avery Coonley House in Riverdale, Illinois (1906 – 1908).
This striking geometric pattern is adapted from a floor runner at the Arthur Heurtley House in Oak Park, Illinois (1902).
Based on a window design for the Darwin D. Martin House in Buffalo, NY (1903-1905), it features Wright’s Tree of Life design.
www.nasrahboutiqueonline.com /flw_collection_afghans.cfm   (168 words)

 Coonley Playhouse Windows Boxed Panoramic Cards
In his designs for the children's playhouse commissioned by Avery and Queene Ferry Coonley, Frank Lloyd Wright cut whatever remaining ties to nature-based Art Nouveau motifs he had previously maintained.
The stained glass of the playhouse windows, patterned with geometric figures, evoked a parade in progress--ticker tape drifting, balloons ascending, flags waving--while approaching the purely abstract.
All of our pictures enlarge; click on any picture for a closer look.
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 Frank Lloyd Wright Coonley Tile Pillow needlepoint chart
Wright used this stylized geometric tulip pattern in the tiles on the exterior or the Avery Coonley House, Riverside, Illinois (1908).
The four large squares form the tulip blossom while the vertical row of tiny white squares represents represent the stem.
Model stitched on 13 mesh mono needlepoint canvas using Paternayan Persian wool.
www.heartlandhouse.com /docs/coonley_pillow.htm   (90 words)

 Prairie Designs - Coonley Playhouse
The Coonley Playhouse is located in Riverside, IL near the Coonley Residence.
The windows are considered by some to be Wright’s finest.
Red Apple Design based on the Gale House.
www.prairiedesigns.com /browse.pl?category=Coonley+Playhouse   (137 words)

 Frank Lloyd Wright's stained glass works   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Click on the logo above to view images from "Quilts in the Tradition of Frank Lloyd Wright" and on the book cover below to purchase the book or read reviews.
Small glass decoration in the Fallingwater guest house (backlit).
Move your mouse over it to see a version taken with a flash.
www.angelfire.com /oh3/mfreeman/flwglass.htm   (432 words)

 OCAIW - Frank Lloyd Wright   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Desk for the Avery Coonley House, Riverside, Illinois
James Bryan Christie House, Bernardsville, New Jersey, Exterior perspective from east, 1940
James Bryan Christie House, Bernardsville, New Jersey, Exterior perspective from southwest, 1940
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 Arts and Crafts Movement - Frank Lloyd Wright
This concept was particularly evident in his early Prairie style, single-family houses, among them the Martin House (1904) in Buffalo, New York; the Coonley House (1908) in Riverside, Illinois; and the Robie House (1909) in Chicago.
There has been a renewed interest, of late, in preserving Wright Prairie Homes.
In October 2000, Congress approved $1 million dollars for the renovation of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin Martin House.
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 Amazon.com: Rug Design for Avery Coonley House Mouse Pad: Books: Frank Lloyd Wright   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Amazon.com: Rug Design for Avery Coonley House Mouse Pad: Books: Frank Lloyd Wright
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Rug Design for Avery Coonley House Mouse Pad (Unknown Binding)
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He had completed around fifty projects by 1901, including many houses in his hometown.[1]
This building had a profound influence on young European architects after World War I and is sometimes called the "cornerstone of modernism." Wright's work, however, was not known to European architects until after 1910.
Gorden House, Silverton, Oregon, Designed in 1957, Completed in 1964
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