All Wright, All Day
Western New York affords visitors the rare opportunity to experience a variety of Wright's residential, functional, recreational, and monumental designs both historic and newly constructed. Join us for this all-inclusive package that includes guided tours of the:
• Martin House (1903-05)
• Filling Station designed by Wright for Buffalo in 1927 and built in 2013 inside the Pierce Arrow Museum
• Fontana Boathouse (2007) on the Black Rock Canal
• Graycliff (1926-31)
•Forest Lawn's Blue Sky Mausoleum (2004)
A knowledgeable guide will be on hand to point out architectural treasures along the way including the site of the Larkin Administration Building (1904) and manufacturing buildings in an area now known as Larkinville. The restoration, preservation and cultural landscape restoration projects will be discussed at each site.
Health, Safety and Welfare
Describe the difference between a landscape restoration and a landscape rehabilitation.
Recognize the use of reconstruction as a preservation tool.
Identify the need for resilience approaches at historic sites.
Inspect the building materials Frank Lloyd Wright chose for different building types.
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