Smaller Martin House
118 Summit Avenue
alternate name: George F. Barton House
(Darwin D. Martin Complex)
architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
owner: George & Delta (Martin) Barton
years built: 1903-1905
In small Wright houses the essentials of his method are more clearly, if less impressively, evident. The ‘I’ or cross-shaped plans, the great, projecting piazzas, the recurrent horizontals, the functional grouping of windows are important elements in the composition.