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A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday to mark the completion of $50 million in renovations to the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Darwin Martin House.

Eight of architect Frank Lloyd Wright's buildings were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List on Sunday, elevating them to the same status as Machu Picchu, the Pyramids of Giza and the Statue of Liberty.

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Developer Harry Stinson's plan for a re-creation of a Frank Lloyd Wright wedding chapel took another step forward Monday, even if he had to go into the water first.

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Buffalo's Common Council wants some changes in the way buildings and neighborhoods in the city are landmarked.

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The Martin House is welcoming seven original "light screens" from the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Wednesday - the 152th anniversary of Darwin D. Martin - that have been in Canada for the last half-century.

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The historic Martin House project in North Buffalo is getting into the last phases of reconstruction of the Frank Lloyd Wright design. The new phase is rehabilitation of the Barton House on Summit Avenue.

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Some original art glass designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is being returned to the Darwin D. Martin House in Buffalo's Parkside neighborhood. The transfer was made possible by a Canadian-American Museum Partnership.

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New York State is providing $3.7 million to the organization which has led an ongoing project to restore what was once the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed summer home of Darwin Martin and his family.

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Officials gathered inside the Darwin Martin House in Buffalo Friday morning to unveil a new wisteria mosaic fireplace. The introduction of the fireplace marks the end of an ambitious $50 million restoration of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed complex.

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Nicknamed the birthplace of "American" architecture, Buffalo's buildings have generated great interest in travel enthusiasts.

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The organization which manages the Lake Erie estate designed by Frank Lloyd Wright has its new leader. The Graycliff Conservancy introduced Robert Wooler as its new executive director.

Darwin Martin House adds education center

Sep 17, 2015
Kadimah School of Buffalo

Frank Lloyd Wright’s North Buffalo masterpiece has been used as an education site for thousands of visitors over the past decade. Now, the Darwin Martin House has a new Education Center in the restored basement.

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When Frank Lloyd Wright designed the landmark Darwin D. Martin House in North Buffalo, he also designed the surrounding landscaping to maximize the effect of the combined building and vegetation. Most of it is gone, but not all.

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Hundreds of people turned out Friday for the long-awaited unveiling of Frank Lloyd Wright's filling station at the Buffalo Transportation/Pierce-Arrow Museum.

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As the painstaking restoration progresses at the Darwin Martin House, planners are now focused on the grand landscaping that once adorned the property.

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Buffalo is set to add another Frank Lloyd Wright building to its already impressive inventory.

Several local sites designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright can now be seen on one day-long tour. 

The Darwin Martin House, Graycliff Estate, the Blue Sky Mausoleum and the Fontana Boat House are among the stops on the All Wright All Day tour announced today by Martin House Restoration Corporation Executive Director Mary Roberts.

"This will be one of the most fun-filled architectural educational tours that you can take," Roberts said.