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Along Wisconsin’s Heritage Trail
For anyone who has ever wanted to take a road trip with Frank Lloyd Wright, the next best thing is now available as a one-of-a-kind experience of Wright’s tremendous impact on his home state of Wisconsin. In March 2016, Governor Scott Walker signed legislation and dedicated $50,000 to create the Frank Lloyd Wright Heritage Trail, a scenic tour spotlighting Wright’s buildings throughout the state. It covers Wright sites from Richland Center (Wright’s birthplace) to Racine (S.C. Johnson Research Tower and Wingspread).
Andrew Pielage | Feb 14, 2017
Wright, in the Digital Age
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation relaunched its website this year, and as it marks the 150th anniversary of Wright’s birth, the site’s designers find the master’s timeless principles are as relevant as ever. Jeff Ficker describes this experience in the Winter 2017 issue of the Frank Lloyd Wright Quarterly.
Jeff Ficker | Feb 14, 2017
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Personal Notes on Leaves of Grass
On Wednesday, October 1, 1952, Frank Lloyd Wright gathered his apprentices for a talk. On this day, like many in the great architect’s life, he was feeling particularly inspired by Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass” and decided to share his enthusiasm with the apprentices.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Feb 13, 2017
Taliesin West Hosts Summit of Historic Preservation Thought Leaders
Nearly 80 years after designing and building Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright’s desert masterpiece faces constant and unique preservation challenges.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Oct 31, 2016
Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture Nomination For World Heritage List
The collection of 10 buildings in seven states represents the first modern architecture nomination from the United States to the World Heritage List.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jan 26, 2015