A North Carolina 501C3
Educational Nonprofit Archive Documenting,
and Promoting Residential Modernist Architecture
Frank Lloyd Wright/Fallingwater Tour
Saturday-Sunday, September 11-12,
Have you always wanted to see Fallingwater,
Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpiece? Did you know that
just a few miles away, there's another remarkable Wright
house, Kentuck Knob? You will see both. Want to
visit a more recent house by architect
Robert Venturi? No problem. What about
flying to Pennsylvania? Itís all included. Lunches? Yes. Hotel?
You betcha. Ground transportation?
Of course. Wow, thatís incredible! We think so,
Is this amazing trip going to cost a fortune?
Not at all Ė check out the details below.
Frank Lloyd Wright's
masterpiece, Fallingwater: includes the
Sunset Tour, their very best, concluding with a
private reception at the house.
Kentuck Knob, also by Wright, is just down the road from Fallingwater.
Still in private ownership, we'll have a full
tour of the exceptional house some say is
overshadowed by its more famous sibling.
and Betty Abrams house, Pittsburgh, designed by
Interior design by Noel Jeffrey. The home's most dramatic feature is
a floor-to-ceiling window that is shaped like a
ship's wheel and cut into eight pieces.
Then there's the
Residence, designed by
After touring these great houses, we'll
relax on a cruise through downtown Pittsburgh
led by Peter
Margittai AIA, President of
is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, with virtually
DIRECT flight on USAIRWAYS to PIttsburgh Intl Airport.
Our own air-conditioned,
A delicious lunch is provided on board the bus each day.
Extended Sunset guided tour of Fallingwater,
with private reception, with all photography permitted.
Regular guided tour of
Kentuck Knob, with no interior photography permitted.
Venturi and Meier houses, with all photography permitted.
An architecture cruise along the three rivers of downtown Pittsburgh.
accommodations at the Holiday Inn Express, Mount
Pleasant PA. If Michelin gave stars in Mount
Pleasant, this would have the most! Plus you get a
nice breakfast and free wifi.
Parking at RDU is not
included. Dinner on Saturday is not
included but you won't be that hungry after the
Fallingwater reception. There are several
restaurants within 15 minutes walk of the hotel.
only one rollerboard and one personal item (purses do
Checked baggage is
not allowed. You may
Architects can get self-reported CEU hours if arranged in advance with
Arrive at RDU USAIRWAYS ticket counter
930am Fly to
Lunch on the bus
230pm 15 minute Rest Stop at Scenic
Ohio Pyle Park
330pm Arrive at Fallingwater, time to
rest and shop the great FLW store
Fallingwater Sunset Tour with full photography
privileges and private reception
Drive to the Holiday Inn Express. You'll be
well-fed at Fallingwater, but there are also some
restaurants within walking distance of the hotel.
Starting 7am, Breakfast at
Leave for Kentuck Knob
Arrive at Kentuck Knob
Tour Kentuck Knob
1115am Pickup lunch at the
bus and leave
Kentuck Knob. Please be on time or early at the
Tour Venturi/Meier houses
145pm Leave for Cruise
230pm Arrive at Pittsburgh
for PIT Airport
610pm Fly to RDU
10pm Arrive back at RDU
subject to change without notice
NCMH Board Members Deborah
Rodgers and Sharon Glazener will be the tour leaders.
Tickets will be on sale in December 2014.
This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, with virtually
everything included, is only $899 per person based
on double occupancy. Single occupancy is an
additional $50. Mod Squad members get a $50
per person discount!
It's gonna be great!
The Fine Print:
participants are required to sign a liability
release which will appear after
you make payment. Please print the PDF, sign
it, and follow instruction for submission.
Once full payment is made, there are
no refunds for any reason except for trip cancellation.
However, you can transfer your place to another
person with at least two weeks notice to NCMH.
The itinerary, number,
and order of trip events are subject to
change without notice or refund.
There is a small but
possible risk of overnight stay if buses and/or flights are delayed, in which case participants are responsible for
any additional costs of meals, lodging, transportation,
and incidental expenses. The chances of this
happening are very small, and it has never happened
before on an NCMH trip, but it could happen, so be
prepared. For example, if you take regular
medications, bring enough for an additional 24
Proceeds benefit NCMH's
ongoing documentation, preservation, and promotion projects.
We are a North Carolina 501C3 nonprofit.
For questions, please call NCMH's Executive Director
George Smart at 919.740.8407.