Robert Llewellyn Wright House

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Robert Llewellyn Wright House
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Robert Llewellyn Wright House, September 2012
Robert Llewellyn Wright House is located in Maryland
Robert Llewellyn Wright House
Robert Llewellyn Wright House is located in the United States
Robert Llewellyn Wright House
Location7927 Deepwell Drive
Bethesda, Maryland
Coordinates39°0′27.71″N 77°10′0.62″W / 39.0076972°N 77.1668389°W / 39.0076972; -77.1668389Coordinates: 39°0′27.71″N 77°10′0.62″W / 39.0076972°N 77.1668389°W / 39.0076972; -77.1668389
Area2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built1957 (1957)
ArchitectWright, Frank Lloyd; Beharka, Robert
Architectural styleHemicyclical, Usonian
NRHP reference #86002621[1]
Added to NRHPAugust 12, 1986

The Robert Llewellyn Wright House is a historic home located at 7927 Deepwell Drive in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. It is an 1800-square foot two-story concrete-block structure designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1953, and constructed in 1957 for his sixth child, Robert Llewellyn Wright, who worked at the Justice Department.[2]

The Usonian house was designed using intersecting and concentric segments of a circle, or "hemicycles". Initial designs were scrapped after the construction was too costly.[2]

The house can be seen from Deepwell Drive on a sloping lot that overlooks a stream. It is also visible from the Cabin John Stream Valley Trail, which follows the Cabin John Creek below it. In 1960, the grounds were landscaped by the son of the architect, Lloyd Wright.

As of 2010, the house was inhabited by Tom Wright, grandson of Frank Lloyd and volcano specialist.[2]

It is one of only two Wright-designed structures in Maryland; the other is the Joseph Euchtman House in Baltimore County.[3]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
  2. ^ a b c McKeon, Nancy (21 August 2010). "A family home, a family legacy". The Washington Post. pp. E1, E4. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  3. ^ Peter E. Kurtze (February 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Robert Llewellyn Wright House" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-01-01.

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