Darwin Martin House Complex: views of the conservatory and stable/garage

Frank Lloyd Wright
1904-5; demolished 1960; now reconstructed

View from the west of the pergola terminating in the cruciform-shaped conservatory with the carriage house/garage to its left

The carriage house has complex stepped corners and piers.

The conservatory with the carriage house to the left


Views of the conservatory from the east


Views of the conservatory from the east

Inside the conservatory a replica of the Nike of Samothrace is elevated on a plinth at the terminus of the structure or the vanishing point of the long pergola. (See actual Louvre sculpture from Wikipedia.)

The northernmost end of the conservatory with the carriage house beyond it


Continue to page 7: views of the Barton house.

Works consulted or quoted:
Lesley Neufeld. Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex. Buffalo: Martin House Restoration Corporation, 2004.
Jack Quinan. Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House: Architecture as Portraiture. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2004.

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