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David Ogden Stiers narrates this look at the friendship between architect Frank Lloyd Wright and Buffalo businessman Darwin D. Martin and how it benefited Buffalo. Included: insights from Harvard professor of architecture Neil Levine.
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It was great, I thought, indepth look at the humanistic side of the great architect and a very devoted client. Sure it did not have an awful lot about the Martin house completed only some photos of in progress work. I really donot think it was to be a restoration documentary but an insight to the relationship and the surroundings and context of the property at that time.
In that context I really enjoyed and it connected some dots on thinks happening at that time to cause certain stylistic and cultural changes.
In regards to restoration and the property etc that would seem to be an entirely different video.
Matt Cline at www.alliedinformation.com did a virtural tour of Greycliff.
D. Shawn Beckwith
Project Manager for the restoration of the
Burton J. Westcott House
The Durable Slate Company
For those who do not know what the Martin house looked like in its heyday, unfortunately, the unrestored state of the house in the views shown does not give much indication of its magic.
Nonethless, well worth an hour of my time.
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