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Cincinnati, Ohio: Mushroom House

Interesting private domicile and architect's workshop resembling a fantasy log burl mushroom. Architect/owner Terry Brown died in 2010.

3331 Erie Ave., Cincinnati, OH
East of I-71 in Hyde Park. Corner of Erie Ave. and Tarpis Ave. (the northern intersection with Tarpis, which intersects in two places). Private property - visible from street.
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Mushroom-Beehive House.

Mushroom - Beehive House

I turned onto Tarpis Ave and parked in the parking lot directly across from the house so I could have a better look at it. It was after business hours for the shop's lot. I don't know that it really looks like a mushroom or beehive, but it is certainly unique.

[Julie Linger, 08/31/2017]

Beehive House.

Beehive House

Don't remember where I heard about this, but I had to go see it for myself. Very unique house in the Hyde Park suburb of Cincinnati. Not only does it resemble a beehive, but they have all kinds of other crazy stuff on the house as well. I believe it is a private residence, so I doubt you will be able to see the inside.

[David, 04/15/2012]

The Mushroom House was built out of junk over a ten-year span by architect/art professor Terry Brown, who called it "an extension of transcendentalism." He used dozens of his students as labor. In August 2012 it was for sale for $350,000.

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