Alex Jordan

He wanted something more interactive, livelier, and more magical to house his growing museum quality collections. The original House on the Rock had fourteen rooms, and it is now an extraordinary complex of rooms, streets, buildings, and gardens, which covers over two hundred acres. This report will cover some of the main parts of the house. Some parts are original, while other parts have been added on throughout the years.

Alex Jordan had been planning the Infinity Room for forty years before the construction of it began in 1984. Jordan's original plans had the Infinity Room beaming made out of wood and extending out approximately only 65 feet. When the Infinity Room was finally completed, it was constructed from steel and protruded out, without support a total of 140 feet. With support the Infinity Room protrudes out a total of 218 feet. This one room alone has 3,264 windows. At the very end of the Infinity Room, there is a plexi-glass window, which provides a breathtaking view of the forest floor 156 feet below. On windy days it is said that you can feel the room sway with the wind. This room is not for those who are afraid of heights! There was at one


 
 
 
 
 
 



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