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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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Frank Lloyd Wright in Oregon

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Tacoma, WA
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Tacoma, WA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
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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Salem, Oregon, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I was fascinated to be able to tour a Frank Lloyd Wright home, to see the inside, with all the built-ins, and to hear the story of this particular house. It was moved onto the Oregon Garden site to save it as a historic home.

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Sisters, Oregon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We had never toured a Frank Lloyd Wright home, and were both amazed at the design and materials used, and appalled at the execution! One narrow "watch your head" stairwell with no railing; flat roof, ripe for leaking;very low ceilings in parts. Our guide was knowledgeable. Tour was a little longer than need be.

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Hillsboro
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you live in the NW or are visiting the area, it is a rare opportunity to see a Frank Lloyd Wright designed home that has been perfectly restored. Fascinating history of the house and it's move from the Portland area.

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Eugene, Oregon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The tour was about an hour long. Our guide was knowledgeable and entertaining. It was exciting to be in this small Frank Lloyd Wright home. I would suggest keeping valuables out of sight. When we were leaving a family had their van broken into and things were stolen.

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Los Osos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The only Frank Lloyd Wright house in Oregon, this one is well worth a tour. Beautifully restored downstairs, with all original upstairs--gives a great feeling of having been lived in. Tour guides provide insights into Wright's design philosophies and obsessions, which can then be seen in practice. Reservations required. Very close to the Oregon Garden Resort motel.

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Roseburg, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We had a great visit to the Gordon House. My son is interested in Architecture and that is why we made the trip to see the house. It was interesting and the tour guide was nice. We had also planned to visit the gardens while were there but it was a rainy day . It is a bit out of... More 

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London, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Frank Lloyd Wright designed only one house in Oregon, the Gordon House in Silverton. It's a short drive from Salem and well worth visiting at any time of the year. The house is stunning and tour guides are most informative. The house was moved to it's present location block by block, and a most interesting video which documents the move... More 

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Additional Information about The Gordon House

Address: Address: 869 West Main, Silverton, OR 97381
Phone Number: 503 874 6006
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Silverton
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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