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Address: 701 S. Harrison Avenue, Kankakee, IL 60901
Phone Number: 815.936.9630
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Frank Llyod Wright at his best

Fantastic renovation and beautifully done. Docents lead you through the various rooms of the house and history comes alive. Make a point to find this hidden gem along the Kankakee... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Fantastic renovation and beautifully done. Docents lead you through the various rooms of the house and history comes alive. Make a point to find this hidden gem along the Kankakee River.

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Visited the Frank Lloyd Wright Bradley home in Kankakee Illinois on August 13th. The home built in 1900 is a wonderful example of Wright's prairie style. The home has been restored to its 1900 look & its supporters continue to try & bring the house to its former glory. It is a treat for anyone who enjoys examples of Mr... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I have visited Wright's Oak Park studio several times but it does not compare to the stunning Bradley house. Thank you to docent Laura for the phenomenal tour in May. Our party went to Bradley House after visiting Kankakee Communit College. We could not stop talking about this amazing property. BEAUTIFUL

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Kankakee, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I love old houses, and the Bradley House is one of the most interesting I have seen. This early 20th century home was designed by famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and is situated on the Kankakee River in the Riverview Historic District of Kankakee, Illinois. If you're a fan of the "prairie-style" architecture which Wright was known for, you will... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Had the distinct pleasure of encountering this unknown treasure as a part of the annual Wright Plus weekend. The building is a spectacular find for any architecture enthusiast, and the docents are a phenomenal addition to the experience. I cannot imagine a more delightful afternoon.

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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The beautiful riverside site of this house combined with the lines of the exterior and the banded art-glass windows combine to make a stunning on the exterior. The interior restoration is still a work in progress, but one gets a sense of the Wright-designed spaces and the beginnings of the elements that typify the Prairie style. None of the original... More 

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Kankakee, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Frank Lloyd Wright designed home with a history. Tour was interesting and informative. Nice reasonably priced gift shop on property with friendly, helpful staff. Toured with family and they enjoyed as well.

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Hanover, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

My husband and I were staying in Kankakee for a night on our trip down south. I wanted to tour a Frank Lloyd Wright house and this one offered one hour tours in the afternoon that we were there. Cost is $15.00 each which helps maintain the home and pay the mortgage. The tour guide was friendly and informative. I... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Decided to take a detour on my way to Chicago and arrived just in time for the last tour of the day. The tour covered the entire mostly restored house which has many cool It also included much interesting history of the family that it was built for. Our docent was very knowledgelable as was a young aspiring architect who... More 

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Kankakee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Kankakee is unique in that it holds one of the best of the Frank Lloyd Wright designed homes. Although this house may not be on everyone's top list among his unique designs, anyone touring the home and its setting must agree that it offers a beautiful and homey atmosphere for family life. Also, besides being meticulously restored, the house carries... More 

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