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B. Harley Bradley House

701 S Harrison Ave, Kankakee, IL 60901-5109
+1 815-936-9630
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Wright in Kankakee

We took a short road trip from the Chicagoland area and enthusiastically and curiously arrived at... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
We enjoyed our visit here very much!

Did not expect to find this great historical site here but glad we did. We had a very friendly... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Vicki A
Brunswick, Md.
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701 S Harrison Ave, Kankakee, IL 60901-5109
+1 815-936-9630
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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
Reviewed 17 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
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
Reviewed 15 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
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25 June 2017|
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