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by usonian1
Thu Aug 02, 2007 8:13 am
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Topic: Buffalo Boathouse/new construction methods old design???
Replies: 54
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hideous paint.....not

jlesshafft: The paint in the reception room is not “done� as you say. It, along with a number of other temporary "interpretive" measures including the transfers on the main fireplace and windows, were done for the rather large ceremony celebrating the completion of pergola, conservatory, and car...
by usonian1
Mon Jul 30, 2007 12:11 pm
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Topic: Buffalo Boathouse/new construction methods old design???
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Wright in Buffalo

All those out there who are criticizing this and other Buffalo projects should get off their high horse(s) and come to Buffalo to see them. Perhaps it would be better if these unbuilt designs would just sit there and rot? I think otherwise. While you're at it, come and see the Darwin Martin Complex,...
by usonian1
Fri Apr 28, 2006 12:00 pm
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Topic: When did Wright design his famous "barrel chairs"?
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Barrel Chairs

Correction in spelling......"Feurman".
by usonian1
Fri Apr 28, 2006 11:59 am
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Topic: When did Wright design his famous "barrel chairs"?
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Barrel Chair

Photos taken by Henry Fuerman in 1907 show the barrel chair in numerous locations throughout the Darwin Martin House (Buffalo, NY). I do believe that this was Wright's first use of his barrel chair, most likely designed prior to the Martin's moving into their new home in 1905 (http://freenet.buffalo...
by usonian1
Wed Sep 14, 2005 3:24 pm
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Topic: A Frank Lloyd Wright FISHWAY?????
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Does anyone know if photos of this residence exist somewhere on the web? This is one of my favorite FLW homes and I would love to see some, other than the few published in books.
by usonian1
Tue Feb 08, 2005 2:48 pm
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Topic: Raking the horizonal brick mortor in FLW houses
Replies: 7
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Mortar raking

Larry: Although I would tend to listen to your mason, I can understand your desire for this feature. I wouldn't put too much stock in the example made of the Darwin Martin Complex mortar treatment. Although the mortar in the horizontal is DEEPLY raked (the vertical joints are flush mortared for futh...