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Nathan Rubin House, Frank Lloyd Wright 1951

Posted by George Pudlo on November 24, 2011 at 1:05 AM Comments comments (0)



Nathan Rubin House

518 44th Street, Canton, Ohio 44709

The Nathan Rubin House was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1951 in Canton, Ohio. The house is constructed with a combination of brick and wood. It is obscured from view by the foliage in the front of the house, but is viewable slightly on either end of the semi circular driveway. Note the wooden, cantilevered carport built into the house. 

John J Dobkins House, Frank Lloyd Wright 1954

Posted by George Pudlo on November 23, 2011 at 12:30 PM Comments comments (0)



John J Dobkins House

5120 Plain Center Avenue, Canton, Ohio 44714

Tucked in the heart of America, in Canton, Ohio, is the John Dobkins House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1954. Typical of most of Wright's residential work, and of his Usonian houses in his later period of design, are the long, horizontal lines, and low profile. The house is comprised of bright red brick and utilizes asymmetrical roof lines. 

The John Dobkins House takes advantage of its site and is set back rather far from the street, especially compared to some of the neighboring houses, some of which are on at the front of the property line. Wright would commonly set the house back on the lot to push it further into nature and to deter curiosity seekers. 


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