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Weltzheimer/Johnson House Frank Lloyd Wright Building

Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
+1 440-775-8665
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Worth a stop even when closed

This isn't open very often, but so stop by and check out exterior. It is a lovely Usonian, with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sheryl B
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Bethesda, Maryland
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Good introduction to Frank Lloyd Wright's work!

We visited the Weltzheimer/Johnson House a while ago, but it stands out for us because it was the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kathy A
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North Royalton, Ohio
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Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This isn't open very often, but so stop by and check out exterior. It is a lovely Usonian, with great lines. While there is no parking right in front of the house, there is a side street about a block away. Worth the stop.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Weltzheimer/Johnson House a while ago, but it stands out for us because it was the first Wright house we've seen. Our tour guide was very informative and explained Wright's philosophy and intentions. This home is not so large that we were overwhelmed...More

Thank Kathy A
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The house is open and the cost is $5. The website says there are tours on the hour. It seems you may enter and tour the house at anytime from noon until 4 PM on the first Sunday of each month (April - November) with...More

1  Thank Rick O
Reviewed 9 December 2016

It was closed, but we spent quite a while checking out the house through the windows. Wish it had regular hours all year. Very interesting Usonian FLW house.

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Reviewed 1 December 2016

While this place is not as impressive as Falling Water, it is a beautiful, clear example of a Frank Lloyd Wright home. His style was unmistakable. After reading some reviews, I was worried about being able to locate the home, but it was very easy....More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Well maintained example of Wright's residential architecture designed for the discriminating middle class taste. Much of the original furnishings are still there or have been repurchased and restored to their original use. House had been home of an Oberlin College art professor, who lovingly restored...More

1  Thank Shimke
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Enjoyed a tour of this Frank Lloyd Wright building. The curator was well-informed and gave a very interesting presentation of the home.

1  Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 8 April 2016

The google map and Tripadvisor maps will lead you to the wrong place. Use "127 Woodhaven Pl, Oberlin, Oh." in your GPS or mapping search to find the best way here. You will end up at a Cul de sac in a subdivision. The drive...More

2  Thank flintjarvis
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

If your a Wrightophile but you're not in Oberlin on one of the few days the house is open, don't worry. Like many Usonian houses, the yard facing side is all windows and you can see virtually every room from the outside. Clearly, it's better...More

1  Thank Zzardvark
Reviewed 12 October 2015

This house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is worth visiting. You can take a tour of it every first Sunday of the month (except during the winter months) and learn about its architecture and history. Because the house is not a museum -- it is...More

1  Thank StVM
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JackFMC
17 May 2017|
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Response from riterchick | Reviewed this property |
Cane and walker, definitely, but I doubt a scooter would fit. A portable push wheelchair might work, tho. My daughter uses both, but a cane would probably be best.
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