Architecture School Founded by Frank Lloyd Wright to Shutter
Feb03

Architecture School Founded by Frank Lloyd Wright to Shutter

The architecture school started by one of the giants of his discipline will soon be no more.  The School of Architecture at Taliesin, founded by Frank Lloyd Wright, will close at the end of this coming June.   Taliesin in Spring Green, Wisconsin, 1925. More than 1,200 people passed through the school’s programs over the last 88 years at both the Spring Green, Wisconsin and Scottsdale, Arizona locations.  There are currently...

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Wright Next Door: Inside an Architectural Treasure Open to the Public for the First Time
May27

Wright Next Door: Inside an Architectural Treasure Open to the Public for the First Time

When someone makes it big  in Chicagoland, the people of Chicagoland tend to think of that person as a native son, even if he’s an import. Studs Terkel was from New York. Louis Sullivan, from Boston. And our own beloved Frank Lloyd Wright, who loved Oak Park as much as Ernest Hemingway hated it, was actually born next door in Wisconsin. Starting this month, one of Wright’s most celebrated treasures is open to the public....

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Wright in the Sun
May18

Wright in the Sun

This isn’t exactly a Chicago story, but since so many people in Chicagoland have a keen interest in anything involving Frank Lloyd Wright, we thought we’d let everyone know about what’s happening out at Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, First Solar, and Big Green Zero are installing a solar farm to power Wright’s former winter home, which is now houses the Frank Lloyd...

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