The first building done at the Darwin Martin House Complex in Buffalo, NY by Frank Lloyd Wright was the Barton House. This was sort of the test house to see if Darwin Martin liked what he saw. He tried to have Frank Lloyd Wright take off the large porch to the left to save money, but Wright refused saying it was essential to the whole design. He even went so far as to say he would cancel the entire project of all the buildings if the porch was excluded. Darwin Martin relented and the house and all the other buildings were built. This building again shows the large overhangs and horizontal theme of the style.
This house was altered when apartment buildings were put up and the Carriage house, Conservatory and long hallway (Pergola) were torn down.