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Graycliff

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Graycliff

Location

6472 Old Lake Shore Road, Derby, NY 14047
Google Bird's Eye View
SBL: 193.00-1-4
Erie County Property Info
County Tax Map (loads GIS page)

Owner

Graycliff Conservancy
NYS Corporation and Business Entity Database

Physical Description

Prairie style house

Current Condition

Good condition, used for tours

History

  • Designed by the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright, it was built between 1926 and 1931
  • It served as the summer home to Isabelle R. Martin and her husband, Buffalo entrepreneur Darwin D. Martin

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places and is also a New York State Landmark in 1998

Other Pertinent Facts

  • Graycliff is considered to be one of Wright's most important mid-career works in his Organic Style
  • Sometimes referred to as "The Jewel on the Lake"

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Added 2013-04-03 • Last changed 2016-10-28