Book: "Growing up in a Frank Lloyd Wright House"

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A bag of carrots, eh . . . ?

Storrer does report that the architect made a number of site visits during construction.

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That loooong suspended cabinet above the sideboard is rich; I'd never noticed it before. He had so much fun . . .

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Although Rochester was not on the way to anywhere and Martin was pretty much complete by the start of Boynton, Wright was quite hands on throughout construction-apparent in the detailing. He recounted having workmen set him up with timber and tarp lodging during many trips to the site. This most likely occurred, as did stopovers to Buffalo. It has also been said that young Buelah Boynton was also an incentive...

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This is by far the most interesting dining room of the Prairie period. The clerestory windows are an especially brilliant detail. It is so nice that it has been preserved intact with its original table, though I think the pull chains should have been kept as well.

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