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B. Harley Bradley House

701 S Harrison Ave, Kankakee, IL 60901-5109
+1 815-936-9630
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Very nice

Attended a reception here and the house is very cool! Recommend for smaller groups as there is not... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
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Beautiful Home

Our first visit to the Bradley house, but it will not be our last. Loved the tour as we had the... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Gary B
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“prairie style” (12 reviews)
“gift shop” (10 reviews)
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701 S Harrison Ave, Kankakee, IL 60901-5109
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"prairie style"
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"historic district"
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"art glass"
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"kankakee river"
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"original state"
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"interesting history"
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"oak park"
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Attended a reception here and the house is very cool! Recommend for smaller groups as there is not a lot of space and the rooms are broken up. The caterer, Bennett-Curtis was really good and set up the stations well that we didn’t feel crowded....More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Our first visit to the Bradley house, but it will not be our last. Loved the tour as we had the tour to our selves. What a great time and highly recommend this home for a tour. Too bad that the Hickox House next door...More

Thank Gary B
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Fantastic location (on the Kankakee River), perfectly set into the terrain, beautiful woodwork and art glass. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the house and history. Really appreciate the efforts of the Hall family with saving this treasure.

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Revisited here when I found out it was open to public. Nice restoration of what was once a home then a fine dining restaurant. Most of the Wright touches are here, from Prairie lines to built-ins and stained glass. Worth a day trip from Chicago,...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

For those of you who are Frank Lloyd Wright buffs, this is worth a trip to Kankakee, IL. Having lived here most of my adult life I have seen the Harley house go through many transitions. In the 70's it was a restaurant for special...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

The home was beautiful! Our guide was very knowledgeable. She worked there when the home was a restaurant, so she had personal insight. It was nice to hear about the owner's history with the house. A little disappointed that it was mostly unfurnished though.

Thank Sherry D
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We took a short road trip from the Chicagoland area and enthusiastically and curiously arrived at this magnificently restored, well maintained, 6,000 square foot home and prairie style home on the banks of the Kankakee River. Every part of the experience was fascinating, from the...More

Thank C C
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

Did not expect to find this great historical site here but glad we did. We had a very friendly guide who took her time and answered all of our questions. We very much enjoyed our tour.

Thank Vicki A
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

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

Thank James M
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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
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meezer3
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Response from MysteryPoodle | Reviewed this property |
If you check the house website (Google), there is information on the tours. Basically, they are at 12, 1, 2 & 3 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday for $17, $5 more if you want to take pictures, with a special "in-depth" tour... More
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