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B. Harley Bradley House

701 S Harrison Ave, Kankakee, IL 60901-5109
+1 815-936-9630
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Great Visit

The tour through the Bradley was excellent. Our tour guide, Lorreta, was fantastic. Very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
James M
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Tinley Park
More than just an architectural tour!

We've toured many Frank Lloyd Wright designed buildings. This tour focused on the dramatic journey... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
jgkmtraveler
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Byron Center, MI
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701 S Harrison Ave, Kankakee, IL 60901-5109
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour through the Bradley was excellent. Our tour guide, Lorreta, was fantastic. Very informative and knowledgeable about the home.

Thank James M
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We've toured many Frank Lloyd Wright designed buildings. This tour focused on the dramatic journey this house and its owners have been on... very interesting! Highly recommend a visit.

Thank jgkmtraveler
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I've been to several Frank Lloyd Wright properties and I loved this one the best. Characterized as his first prairie style house, the quartersawn oak throughout and the linear styling of everything from the ballisters to the custom stained glass windows are so striking. However,...More

Thank MysteryPoodle
Reviewed 25 March 2017

If you have any interest in Frank Lloyd Wright, architecture, or just like to tour houses this is certainly worth a visit. This "Prairie Style" house is located on the Kankakee River with a lovely view and was his Wright's first house in this style....More

Thank Cindy D
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Lived in Chicagoland all my life and never knew this beautiful home was only an hour away. All of the workers there were helpful, and cheery. The home was in excellent shape, but as our tour docent noted, much of the original furniture was no...More

Thank DaveMSee
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

If you are in the Kankakee area and have even a passing interest in Frank Lloyd Wright's "Prairie Style," this is a must see. Docent was very knowledgeable as was gift shop staff. Gift shop has wonderful array of Wright-inspired items at all price points....More

Thank frugaldoogle
Reviewed 18 November 2016

One of Architect Frank Lloyd Wright's most important designs. This house is very interesting as it was designed by Wright as he was perfecting his prairie style. Lovingly restored on a beautiful and spacious riverfront site. Well worth the drive from Chicago. The living room...More

2  Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Events such as banquets and Art Exhibitions are held here throughout the year. I have done photo shoots within the house and on the grounds and participated both as an arts council and community member in events. A quaint gift shop with historic, Kankakee and...More

1  Thank Casi G
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The drive from Chicago area was worthwhile to meet a docent, who can't help but be passionate about this first Wright commission. The six of us were joined by 6 other unrelated tour participants for the 1pm Thursday tour. The tour was scheduled to last...More

1  Thank paul p
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I had a lovely time visiting this gem. The property has had quite the history, but the renovations are beautiful. There is an admission fee, and of course a gift shop. If you get a chance, take the boat ride! It's $10...More

1  Thank cmama
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