Frank Lloyd Wright built this desert masterpiece as his winter home, studio, and architectural campus. Visit franklloydwright.org for information.
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Taliesin West was architect Frank Lloyd Wright's winter home and school in the desert from 1937 until his death in 1959 at the age of 91.
"Taliesin West is a UNESCO World Heritage site and National Historic Landmark nestled in the desert foothills of the McDowell Mountains in Scottsdale, AZ. It is also the home of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and the School of Architecture at Taliesin. Wright’s beloved winter home and the…
Take a guided tour through world-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright's winter retreat and studio, which exemplifies the principles of design he was famous for.
My wife and I are typically not into taking tours, but this one was worth it. This Frank Lloyd Wright property is beautiful and what you learn about it and its architect are interesting.
Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, interior designer, writer, and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures, 532 of which were completed. Wright believed in designing structures that were in harmony with humanity and its environment, a philosophy he called organic architecture. …
“Great way to learn about the history of Scottsdale and the indigenous people who originally occupied this land ”
“1.2 Mi. –If you have a gluten sensitive person in your group, then definitely stop here for delicious breakfast, lunch, or pastries. They also have great vegan options. ”
“Desert Botanical Garden in Papago Park in Central Phoenix is not only a botanical garden, but it is also classified as a museum by the American Association of Museums. The garden covers about 50 acres, and in addition to the vast array of native plants on display, the garden is home to over 21,000 plants representing 3,931 plant classifications in 139 plant families.”
“Named the “Valley’s Best Wine Hangout”, Sorso Wine Room in Scottsdale Quarter is a great place to chill with friends and enjoy great appetizers and delicious varieties of wine. You have the option to self-serve and choose from the wines that they have on tap! They also have select wines on 2for-1 special during happy hour. Try the Brussels Sprouts Bruschetta!”
“This area of the McDowell Mountains is about 25 mins driving from the Old Town Townhome but offers a variety of trails and difficulties. There’s also a restroom and water fountain at the trailhead. ”
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
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