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    • 115 Early Arizona Architects List (1880-1930)

    • James W. Garrison, State Historic Preservation Officer
    • Architecture; Architects; Architectural Firms
    • List of 115 Early Arizona Architects and their major works ranging from 1880 through 1930
    • Taliesin West - Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture

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    • Photographs -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Photography -- Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History; Scottsdale (Ariz.) -- History -- Photographs; Taliesin West (Scottsdale, Ariz.); Wright, Frank Lloyd,1867-1959
    • After visiting the Valley of the Sun in the early 1930s and staying at the Scottsdale area Jokake Inn, famed midwest architect Frank Lloyd Wright decided to build a winter home and a School of Architecture in 1937 in the foothills of the McDowell...
    • North Colonnade

    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "Her [Arizona] terrain is unique in the world: destined, in spite of obtuse insistence upon industry and agriculture, to become the playground of these United States of America. The tendency of parrot-and-monkey politics 'a la Los Angeles' -...
    • House of Representatives and North Colonnade

    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "The cramped urban accommodations of the Nineteenth Century as now seen in the officially approved Capitol for Arizona should not be allowed to date the state. The design for the proposed Capitol [not Wright's design] is completely out of date in...
    • Close-up of South Colonnade

    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "A new freedom - this - that would stand in modern times for Arizona as the Alhambra once stood in Spain before our continent was discovered."
    • Colonnade and Senate Building

    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "I [Wright] present a true Twentieth Century economical building of a character suited to grace Arizona landscape as seen, for instance, in unique Papago Park - a park near enough to an urban center to be convenient but yet be unspoiled by...
    • West End of Building

    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "The great simplicity and beauty of ground level convenience throughout: saving the cost of elevator-plant displacement and construction plus yearly cost of maintenance."
    • Full Model

    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "In any tall structure much expense of time and space is sacrificed to elevator shafts, landing spaces and perpetual maintenance. There is no such waste in this free ground-level plan. The plan [here presented]arranges all public spaces as related...
    • Looking to the East over Oasis

    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • ’Oasis’ was Frank Lloyd Wright’s suggested, but officially unsolicited, proposal for a new Arizona State Capitol design. The design has been recreated in this three dimensional model now on display at the Phoenix Art Museum through April 29 as part...
    • Looking to the East

    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • According to Wright’s blueprints, the House of Representatives would have occupied the the beige, hexagonal building on the left. The Senate would have been housed in the building on the right. The Supreme Court and Governor’s Office are included...
    • View from the South-West of Oasis

    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "Ample ease of access both public and private and free circulation throughout the structure is important feature of the entire scheme."
    • South End of Oasis

    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "These preliminary drawings indicate a high, wide, sheltering crenelated-canopy of modern structure - like a great tree, filtering sunlight over subordinate but beautiful buildings and gardens standing together beneath the canopy in harmonious...
    • Looking Towards the South-West

    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "The plan I [Wright] respectfully submit is a simple commodious arrangement of her official family: the Senate, the Assembly, and the Chief Executive suites - all provided conveniently with ample offices, committee rooms, lounges, attractive...
    • Looking towards the West

    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "INCLUDED: complete conveniences, courts, gardens and fountains for -

      1. Senate of 30 with convenient retiring rooms for senators.

      2. Assembly of 80 with 20 committee rooms.

      3. Supreme Court with retiring rooms for each...
    • North Colonnade and Pool

    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "Economy of design in which every detail is characteristic."
    • Looking to North over Oasis

    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • Courtesy of the Phoenix Art Museum: "Arizona's natural landscape inspired Frank Lloyd Wright's 1957 design for the Arizona State Capitol. Although never built, he pictured the building near the red rock buttes of Papago Park in Phoenix,...
    • Interior of the Oasis

    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "Additional exhibition galleries and much space on main level and balconies are available for State Historical exhibits and other exhibits societies may wish to include."
    • Close-up of Lattice Roof

    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "I [Wright] can see why you, the citizens of Arizona, need to appoint certain men to arrange and look after your mundane affairs - just as you need police. But I am totally unable to see why those men should choose the buildings that will...
    • Open Hexagonal Canopy Work

    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "The 400 foot wide sheltering hexagonal crenelated skeleton canopy filtering sunlight over the structure beneath - like the foliage of a great tree - cutting down air-conditioning in the Valley of the Sun."
    • Canopy and South Colonnade

    • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation; Architectural Models
    • "The officialdom is related to the Arizona public in convenient ways, simple, becoming and direct - the whole spacious and dignified in designs: all to be excused in materials characteristic of the State and by the latest methods of economic...

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