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The masonry has all head joints struck flush with no colorant, with recessed bed joints colored a dark grey, which reads under certain light as black.
A very distinct horizontal pattern is set up that contrasts handsomely with all internal board and sunken batten interior walls.
Less than 9 months before the Dobkins was built the Rubin house was about complete with all mortar colored to match the color of their brick.
The same supervisor of construction Allan Gelbin followed Wright's designs to the letter. He did not compromise.