Pope-Leighey House, 9000 Richmond Highway (moved from Falls Church, VA), Mount Vernon, Fairfax County, VA
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Significance: Frank Lloyd Wright designed this house, which was built in 1940 for Loren B. Pope. An example of Wright's "Usonian House," the structure, in danger of demolition in 1965 for a highway right-of-way in Falls Church, Fairfax County, was saved, moved and restored by Mrs. Robert A. Leighey, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the National Park Service. This important American architectural monument was relocated at Woodlawn Plantation, near Mount Vernon.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-139
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-299
Survey number: HABS VA-638
Building/structure dates: 1940 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 70000791