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Martin House Back in Bloom

Martin House News
May 12, 2020

“He called it his domestic symphony,” says Roberts, of the main house’s flow of spaces, and its most distinctive element: a 175-foot-long view from the front door along a pergola to the conservatory at the far end of the property. It is as dramatic, and essential to understanding Wright’s large aesthetic, as any view at any Wright masterpiece, including the iconic waterfall vista at Fallingwater, the rotunda of the Guggenheim Museum, and the facade and pools at the Imperial Hotel, preserved in part at an architectural park outside of Nagoya, Japan."

Philip Kennicott, chief Art and Architecture Critic of The Washington Post, spent time on the Martin House estate this winter. 

Read Kennicott's engaging perspective here >

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