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Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex

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Address: 125 Jewett Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone Number: 716 856 3858
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Description: The Martin House Complex (Buffalo, NY, 1903-05) exemplifies Frank Lloyd...
The Martin House Complex (Buffalo, NY, 1903-05) exemplifies Frank Lloyd Wright’s Prairie House ideal and ranks as one of his finest residential works. Designed for Larkin Soap Company executive, Darwin D. Martin, the complex is a one-of-a-kind composition consisting of the main Martin House, the smaller Barton House, a carriage house with chauffeur’s quarters and stables, a glass-roofed conservatory linked to the main house by a 100-foot pergola, and a gardener’s cottage integrated architectural masterwork. Tours explore the buildings, surrounding landscape, and an extensive collection of art glass and furnishings, all designed by Wright, which together form a totally integrated architectural masterwork. We welcome you to this National Historic Landmark.
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FLW lovers, this is a place to visit

If you love FLW then you should visit here. The tour was worth the price. We enjoyed it a lot. The house is beautiful

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

If you love FLW then you should visit here. The tour was worth the price. We enjoyed it a lot. The house is beautiful

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Carmel, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

To see this house is to marvel at the creativity of one man and the deep pockets of another. Great design but not necessarily cost effective! The renovations are on going with impeccable attention to detail. Take the two hour tour for the full impact..you will not be bored. It is amazing.

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Fort Walton Beach, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We did the one-hour tour - wished we'd done the two hour one! Such a beautiful house and such an interesting history. Love FLW - what an amazing man of his time...or any time.

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Palm Beach Gardens
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

During a friend's recent stay in Buffalo I returned to the Darwin Martin House for yet another visit. It had been two years since I took a tour so I was curious to see what progress had been made in the interim. Happily, we got to see the completed living room, the near complete dining room, and ongoing work in... More 

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Springville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

As Frank Lloyd Wright fans who have toured many of his homes, the Darwin Martin House was a must see. If you find architecture interesting, you don't want to miss this tour. There are multiple buildings included, and that made it even more fascinating. I am grateful that this home has been preserved for future generations to enjoy!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great tourist sight. Very well restored with good tours - we took the two hour tour. Buildings are in very good shape except for main house that is undergoing restoration - main floor is pretty close to being completed, upper floor needs a lot of work still. Definitely was a highlight of my trip to Buffalo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Very cool little gem in Buffalo. Maybe not a "must see" like the Niagra Falls, but for any one interested in the history of Buffalo, architecture or Frank Lloyd Wright, this is a wonderful learning opportunity.

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Creve Coeur, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The crowning jewel of frank Lloyd Wright. Amazingly saved from destruction by forward thinking preservationists. This incredible home and information Center are on the way to fully be completed. The docent was very knowledgeable and engaging. The house will be stunning when done. Do not miss this if in western ny.

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Fonthill, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is an outstanding day tour for architectural enthusiasts, and particularly fans of the work of Frank Lloyd Wright. The day ran like clockwork, the guides and docents were wonderful, and the structures were all a delight to explore. Lunch at the boathouse was catered and excellent (only suggestion is less melon in the fruit cups) - fully ready when... More 

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Dunkirk, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I was very impressed. This is a more beautiful home, I believe, than Taliesen West. Graycliff is also very worth seeing along Lake Erie.

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Address: 125 Jewett Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone Number: 716 856 3858
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo

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