Darwin D. Martin House (Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex) Tours and Activities
A unique housing complex of a particular design, the Darwin D. Martin House (Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex) was designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright during his Prairie School era. It is considered by many to be a masterpiece of 20th century architecture and one of Wright’s best works.
It is particularly noted for its design integration with the surrounding nature. With a low, gently-sloped roof, it stands in contrast to the traditional Victorian homes that were popular at the time. The idea behind the design for Wright was unity of light, air, and space, and this can certainly be felt while visiting the home today.
Built in 1904, it was constructed for business executive Darwin D. Martin (for whom the home is named) and his family. The complex’s many buildings are connected by long, shaded pergolas and includes structures such as a carriage house, conservatory, and gardener’s cottage. It also features art glass designed by Wright throughout, including his famous “Tree of Life” window. These can be seen alongside unique furnishings and decorative arts and artifacts preserved in the estate today.
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