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SENIORS VISIT ILLINOIS AND THE DANA THOMAS HOUSE

Dec 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Senior Travel

The Dana-Thomas House Seniors, as a tour guide at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West, I knew that there was a famous home in Springfield, Illinois that he had built for a lady called Dana Thomas.  In 1902, Frank Lloyd Wright was commissioned to undertake the design and construction of a massive renovation of the Lawrence […]



Senior Tourists Applaud Frank Lloyd Wright World Heritage Site Nomination

Jun 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Senior Travel

As a tour guide at Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Arizona, I have come to learn that there are ten sites that Mr. Wright designed and built that are now up for World Heritage recognition.  World Heritage sites are decided upon by UNESCO. There are 192 countries in the world and most all have such sites.  […]



More on Taliesin West, a Travel Destination for Seniors

Nov 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Senior Travel

There’s so much to write about Frank Lloyd Wright and Taliesin West that I’ve divided it into two sections.  Here’s the second one… It is said that FLW “played every key on the piano”. He coined the phrase,  “The interior space itself is the reality of the building.” He designed his buildings as works of […]