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Opening Taliesin for the tour season

Reading Time: 6 minutes A photograph of Taliesin’s Living Room that I took during the first week of House Opening in 2006. I opened the front door yesterday and stepped outside for a moment to experience rain coming down in 50F (10C) temps. Due to this, I was pushed back into “House Opening”. That is, I remembered the work […]



Black and white photograph looking up at stone and plaster at Taliesin. Taken by William "Beye" Fyfe (1910-2001). The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives (The Museum of Modern Art | Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York).

More Things I Learned at Taliesin

Reading Time: 5 minutes Beye Fyfe took this photo while looking up at Taliesin, either in the late fall or early spring. It’s a close-up of that balcony I talked about in my last post. That is: what is carbide gas? I discovered this while researching the history of Taliesin’s lighting and electricity and will write about it in […]



Looking northeast at Taliesin's "Birdwalk" during hte summer, with the hills in the background.

When was Taliesin’s Birdwalk built?

Reading Time: 5 minutes If you don’t know what I’m talking about, don’t worry. I’ll explain it, then tell you when it was built. I’m writing this because a website subscriber wrote me that question after my last post. You can can also subscribe, by hitting the subscribe button at the bottom of the post. It doesn’t cost anything […]