Roland Reisley House

Roland Reisley House


Roland Reisley House was built in Pleasantville, New York in 1951. The third of the "Usonia Homes", this is a building on a hillside with a masonry "core" and wood siding. Roland Reisley was 26 when he built his home. The entrance is dominated by a dramatic wood cantilevered carport, which leads to an impressive yet unpresumptuous low-slung house with cypress paneling and indigenous stone.

The original house, built in 1951, had one bedroom, a study and a kitchen and a total of . Wright returned five years later to design a addition.

References

  • Storrer, William Allin. The Frank Lloyd Wright Companion. University Of Chicago Press, 2006, ISBN 0-226-77621-2 (S.318)

External links

  • Exploring Art – Frank Lloyd Wright – Reisley Residence
  • Reisley House Pleasantville New York by Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Photos on Arcaid
  • Plan to Protect Water Called a Threat to Trees April 16, 2009 NY Times article