Nestled in the lower Verde River basin, McDowell Mountain Regional Park is a desert jewel in the northeast Valley of Phoenix, Arizona, home to deer, javelina, birds and coyotes.
Taliesin West Interior - The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is a cultural and educational nonprofit institution established in 1940 by Frank Lloyd Wright. Today the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation owns, maintains, protects and operates:
1.Two National Historic Landmark properties, Taliesin (Wisconsin) and Taliesin West (Arizona) attracting over 150,000 visitors each year
2. ?The Frank Lloyd Wright Archives containing over 22,000 of Wright?s architectural drawings and over 300,000 documents, works of art, prototypes and other personal effects
3.?The professionally accredited Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, founded in 1932, which offers both Bachelor?s (BAS) and Master?s (M.Arch) degrees in architecture
4.?21 registered US and 11 international trademarks plus hundreds of design copyrights protecting the value and the historic significance of the works of Frank Lloyd Wright
5. ?A residential community of scholars and artists, including members of the original Taliesin Fellowship, founded by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1932.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation employs over 100 full time and part time staff who work at both campuses. The Foundation also operates a comprehensive Volunteer program in Arizona and Wisconsin.
Established in 1990 to manage historic preservation at the Wisconsin campus, the Foundation?s sister nonprofit company, Taliesin Preservation, Inc., with whom the Foundation shares a number of Trustees, works in close partnership with the Foundation on several key educational and facilities preservation initiatives.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation