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  Topic: Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy Conference
pmahoney

Replies: 10
Views: 642

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:59 am   Subject: Booking early
The past several conferences sold out within a month, seems to be a growing trend.
  Topic: video showing wisteria fireplace at Darwin Martin
pmahoney

Replies: 9
Views: 626

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:18 am   Subject: Original fireplace tiles incorporated into restored work
The original tiles that the Restoration Corporation possessed were integrated into the restored fireplace. The match is so close that a docent can only point out the original tiles with a key plan to ...
  Topic: video showing wisteria fireplace at Darwin Martin
pmahoney

Replies: 9
Views: 626

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:08 am   Subject: Original tiles
I believe that samples of the original tiles were used to create the new work.
  Topic: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Buffalo School: Oct. 20-22, 2017
pmahoney

Replies: 0
Views: 440

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:42 am   Subject: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Buffalo School: Oct. 20-22, 2017
Jack Quinan and Boice Lydell are two scholars announced to lecture this October in Buffalo.


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Capping a city-wide celebration of the 150th birthd ...
  Topic: Darwin D. Martin House
pmahoney

Replies: 63
Views: 5827

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Apr 07, 2017 8:34 am   Subject: Martin bricks
The bricks were not actually cut in half, a sliver was removed from the middle in order to leave two pieces of the desired size. The cut side was placed either above or below a persons eye level in or ...
  Topic: Change to SaveWright.org
pmahoney

Replies: 63
Views: 4348

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 3:01 pm   Subject: Change to chatsite
If the designers are able to decipher the original code it is possible the original posts might be fully integrated. As of this date a substantial effort has been made but that code has not been decip ...
  Topic: Glenbrow Update
pmahoney

Replies: 25
Views: 3456

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 5:05 pm   Subject: Glenbrow Restoration
Wow is all I can say! What a lovely property and fine restoration.
  Topic: Change to SaveWright.org
pmahoney

Replies: 63
Views: 4348

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:59 am   Subject: New Wright Chat
It is likely that in the near future the current Wright Chat site will be archived and a new fully functioning platform will replace it. This will insure that threads that existed before the change o ...
  Topic: Change to SaveWright.org
pmahoney

Replies: 63
Views: 4348

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:59 pm   Subject: Website
Thanks, but I am only a very small part of the team working on this,
  Topic: Rare Larkin Desk for sale
pmahoney

Replies: 19
Views: 1407

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 1:19 pm   Subject: Martin Papers
The bulk of the Martin Papers were eventually purchased for the University of Buffalo archives. They are available there for study, although not online.
  Topic: Change to SaveWright.org
pmahoney

Replies: 63
Views: 4348

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 3:18 pm   Subject: Change to SaveWright.org
Today the Conservancy launched a brand-new website to replace the 10-plus-year-old site at SaveWright.org. For the time being, Wright Chat will continue in the same format while we continue to work to ...
  Topic: 2017 Conference
pmahoney

Replies: 13
Views: 1023

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:12 pm   Subject: 2002 NY Conference Tours
In 2002 the Conference Tours were far from light, I was able to visit 13 Wright designed buildings at that conference including:

The Reisley Residence
The Serlin Residence
The Friedman Residence ...
  Topic: Article: Darwin Martin House - Buffalo, NY
pmahoney

Replies: 12
Views: 1840

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 12:00 pm   Subject: Shipman in Western New York
Shipman was probably encountered at another estate in Western New York by the Martins. In Derby, New York alone she was involved in many projects at summer estates.
  Topic: Gene Szymczak, Hardy House remembered
pmahoney

Replies: 8
Views: 1118

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:50 am   Subject: Gene Szymczak
I recall speaking with Gene the night he received the Wright Spirit award and thinking of how fortunate it was that he had given such a lasting gift to the community. He was a kind and generous man wh ...
  Topic: Martin House
pmahoney

Replies: 8
Views: 1311

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 7:57 pm   Subject: Wright's Piano designs
A similar piano was proposed for the Heath house a year prior to the Martin house. Eventually the design was executed for Emma Martin in Oak Park.


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