Videos: Graycliff - Derby, NY

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Re: Videos: Graycliff - Derby, NY

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The balance of the plans are held by the University of Buffalo after acquisition at auction.

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I wonder if they have been published, displayed, or otherwise made available.

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Some were published in an essay I wrote for a book edited by Richard Longstreth, published by the University of Virginia Press:

https://www.upress.virginia.edu/title/4546



Frank Lloyd Wright
Preservation, Design, and Adding to Iconic Buildings
Edited by Richard Longstreth

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The asbestos-abatement lobby scores another victory, at the expense of the restoration effort at Graycliff ?

I do hope we'll see more of the garage structure at Graycliff. Even W A Storrer, who gave the garage its own file number (S.226), was unable to furnish a plan for the building. He did provide his readers with a photo:


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And we have Wright's elevations, though they don't agree entirely with the vintage published vintage photo.

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I believe plans were included in the Martin Papers that were auctioned off in 1984. I know there were blueprints of the garage, but not sure if there were also plans. At any rate, they were sold to a private party.

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We have access to portions of (7) versions of the plans currently, held by Avery, Univ/ Buffalo, Cornell, Library of Congress and some private collections. Another set was sold at the California Book Auction in the 1980's that we have not seen. Based upon the letters at U/B several more versions existed whose whereabouts or current existence are unknown.

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