Buffalo, New York, United States, North America

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Graycliff Estate


Occupying a dramatic clifftop location on Lake Erie, 16 miles south of downtown Buffalo, this 1920s vacation home was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for the wealthy Martin family; a lengthy interior restoration was completed in 2018. You can learn a lot about Wright's overall plan on interesting tours (book in advance).

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