, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

As we walk around in the house at the Greycliff Estate by Frank Lloyd Wright South of Buffalo, NY, we go up the stairs to the second floor. At the top of the stairs we encounter the only instance of “Art Glass” allowed by Mrs Isabelle Martin in the house.  She had specified with Mr Wright that there be no fancy Art Glass windows and that the house should have a lot more natural light than the Darwin Martin House they had in Buffalo.  This window is the most famous in the house with its customized angles of both the window and the frame and ceiling. No small bits of colored glass was allowed.

ISO 200, F/7.1, 1/320 sec, 35 mm Lens

Outside you can see the typical red roofs on all the house.  These appear to be red tile, but are actually red painted wood shingles as was specified.  This was a huge cost savings over the Darwin Martin house which had real and very expensive and heavy red tile roofs.