Frank Lloyd Wright Archives

Taliesin West offers summer discounts for Arizona residents


Taliesin West is a national historic landmark nestled in the desert foothills of the McDowell Mountains outside of Scottsdale. And with the warmer weather comes a hot deal to see Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural wonder for a special price. Wright’s Taliesin West offers Arizona residents a 50 percent discount on all tours until September 30.… Read More →

Biltmore hosts Arizona Concours d’Elegance

Wright and wife Olgivanna wearing sporty fabric helmets and goggles, in a photo taken in 1948 in Phoenix)

The personal roadster of Frank Lloyd Wright, famous creations celebrating the 100-year history of a famous Italian design house, champion race car drivers, special feature events with racing legends and much more will all be part of an expanded second annual Arizona Concours d”Elegance on January 11, 2015. The historic Arizona Biltmore will again be the… Read More →

Arizona Biltmore renovates more than 400 rooms

New Biltmore Suite

The Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort has launched a multi-million-dollar renovation that will offer guests modern and refined accommodations, while preserving the historic architecture and design that distinguish the grand dame of Phoenix. The resort is re-mastering guest rooms and suites, meeting spaces, ballrooms, pre-function rooms, spa and salon, as well as the prohibition-era… Read More →

Alumni Mobilize To Save Frank Lloyd Wright School


The words contained in the Last Will and Testament of Frank Lloyd Wright stand in contrast to the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation’s announcement last month that it may close the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. Wright’s Will, written in 1958, leaves no doubt about his wishes and priorities. It notes the Frank Lloyd Wright… Read More →

Sale of home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright falls through

Phoenix Wright House
by in Business News | Real Estate

A sale of a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home that had been slated for demolition has fallen through and the home once again will go on the market, a real estate broker marketing the property said Monday, according to an Associated Press report. The buyer, who has not been identified, decided during an inspection period to… Read More →

Ultimate Art And Cultural Tours: Discover The History Behind Your Favorite Spots

Photo: Hotel Valley Ho
by in Events | Play

For those Phoenicians who want to know more about the city in which they live and the history of its local buildings, museums and even fashion boutiques, Ultimate Art and Cultural Tours offers a behind-the-scene look at areas in Scottsdale and Phoenix. Ultimate Art and Cultural Tours was founded by Ace Bailey, who created it… Read More →

La Casa Builders: A Well-Built Partnership

La Casa Builders
by in Profiles

La Casa Builders Inc. started on solid rock. “I was building a home at the base of Pinnacle Peak Mountain,” recalls Ron Steege, a co-principal, with Tim Larson of the Scottsdale-based custom builder now in its 20th year. The 10,000-square-foot north Scottsdale home was designed by John Rattenbury, senior architect at Taliesin Architects, founded by… Read More →

Architectural Achievements – Arizona's Centennial

Architecutral Achievements - AZRE Magazine November/December 2011
by in Architecture

Arizona’s Architectural Achievements Masterpieces of style and design have graced Arizona’s diverse landscape for the past 100 years. Maybe it’s the year-round beautiful weather, or perhaps the diversity of the state itself. No matter the reason, Arizona has undeniably mastered architectural innovation and splendor. Over the past 100 years, buildings of every purpose and design… Read More →

Centennial Series: 100 Years of Notable Arizonans

100 Years of Notable Arizonans, Arizona Centennial Series

Arizonans who made a notable impact to Arizona & American history:   100 Years of Notable Arizonans:   Dr. Richard Carmona Served as the 17th U.S. Surgeon General during the Bush Administration Raul H. Castro First Hispanic governor of Arizona; U.S. ambassador to Argentina Cesar Chavez (1927–1993) Labor rights activist; union organizer Barry Goldwater (1909–1998)… Read More →

Del E. Webb: A Pioneer In Arizona's Construction Industry

Frank Lloyd Wright, AZRE Magazine May/June 2011

From high school dropout to New York Yankees owner to renowned construction mogul, Del E. Webb created a company that evolved into one of the largest developers in the state and the U.S., thus earning him the crown as the most influential person in Arizona’s commercial real estate history over the past 100 years. Born… Read More →

Centennial Series: Most Influential People In Arizona Commercial Real Estate

AZRE Magazine May/June 2011
by in Other

As part of AZRE magazine’s Centennial Series, find out who made the list of the most influential people in Arizona Commercial Real Estate. Most Influential People In Arizona Commercial Real Estate Roy P. Drachman Sr. (1906 – 2002) Roy Drachman Realty Company, Real Estate Development Known as “Mr. Tucson,” Roy Drachman’s love for the city… Read More →