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Nicol Residence by Bruce Goff - Approach

Name: Nicol Residence

Architect: Bruce Goff

Year Designed: 1965

Builder: Michael Rothstein Construction

Year Built: Third Version 1965

Size: 2868 sq. ft. 4 bedroom 4 bath

Location: Kansas City, MO

Type: Residential

Style: Organic Modern

Status: Excellent Condition with an owner sensitive to the architecture


The residence is realized as a series of octagons, connected by a central living area, with a sunken conversation pit, fountain and fire ring centered under a large skylight. The present owners have an actual Sputnik spacecraft hanging under the skylight. The center of the roof is raised with a flat roof around the perimeter. The beautiful doors have Italian ashtrays as stained glass. The residence sits on a large heavily treed lot with a thirty foot by thirty foot reflecting pool, as well as a swimming pool.


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Taken on April 18, 2009