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The Gordon House

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Address: 869 West Main, Silverton, OR 97381
Phone Number: 503 874 6006
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A Treasure

we went to the Oregon Garden to see the beautiful plants and ending up enjoying this place just as much as the paradise surrounding it. Don't miss it

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
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Eugene, Oregon
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Eugene, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

we went to the Oregon Garden to see the beautiful plants and ending up enjoying this place just as much as the paradise surrounding it. Don't miss it

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Mesa, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The Gordon House is the only Frank Lloyd Wright home in Oregon and the only one in the Pacific Northwest open to the public. Guided tours explain Wright's architectural ideas and you come away with an understanding of who he was and what he believed in. Home is located at Oregon Garden and was moved from its original site in... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We love to visit FLW houses so perhaps we are biased. We found this one also interesting. Part of the appeal is not just the house but the stories of the owners and the demands that Wright puts on his clients. Also, this house was disassembled and moved 40 miles. They offer a film on how it was done. The... More 

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Kansas City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Wright's home designs are still very modern feeling, even a half century after they were designed. His only home in Oregon is about an hours drive south of Portland. It is 2 story, which is a bit unusual for Wright. The relocated home is nicely sited in a treed grove within The Oregon Garden. His love of wood is shown... More 

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Klamath Falls, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The Gordon House is the only Frank Lloyd Wright building in Oregon open to the public and it's well worth your time to take a tour. The guide we had was extremely knowledgeable and was able to easily answer any questions that came up. The tour itself is about an hour - which includes an introduction of the house and... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Set apart from the Oregon Gardens, but outside is easily accessible by foot from an adjoining parking lot.

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

what a great tour!! We had a Groupon so the price was very good too. a bit off the beaten path but highly recommend you visit.

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Tacoma, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A little gem which really shows off well. The house has been moved to its present location but it looks like it could have been built there. It shows that Wright did listen to his clients otherwise he would never have designed a master bedroom like this house has.

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Chatham, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We were surprised to find this gem. It was not open the day we visited, but we were able to get close and peer through the windows. It was interesting to learn it had been moved from it's original site.

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WestSlope,CO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We didn't have time for a tour when we visited the Oregon Gardens, but were told it was permitted to walk around the house and grounds. Even if you don't take the tour, it is an interesting place to visit.

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