Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin, Spring Green, Wisconsin

Taliesin in Spring Green, Wisconsin, comprises of Frank Lloyd Wright’s residence, Hillside Home School, Midway Barns, and Tan-y-Deri.

The Taliesin estate offers wonderful vistas, along with five Frank Lloyd Wright buildings. A visit to the estate highlights the harmony of nature and architecture. Taliesin Preservation, Inc. offers several tours of the estate.

Hillside Home School

Hillside Home School was Frank Lloyd Wright's first commission and was completed in 1902. His aunts began the school in 1887.

Valley around Taliesin East

Vistas of Wisconsin from the Taliesin Estate grounds.

Windmill Taliesin East

Romeo and Juliet windmill at the Taliesin Estate. The diamond section is Romeo and the octagonal section is Juliet. The windmill was designed to withstand strong winds.

Taliesin East

The Tan-y-Deri house was build by Frank Lloyd Wright for this sister and husband.

Valley below Taliesin East

View of the Taliesin Estate.

Taliesin East

The Midway Barns is the horse stable and poultry barn. The milk tower was used to store milk.

Taliesin House

View of Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin

Valley below Taliesin East

View of the Taliesin Estate

Taliesin House

Taliesin courtyard. Frank Lloyd Wright designed the furniture for Taliesin, seen through the window.

Taliesin House

Windows were placed throughout Taliesin for sun to come in from every angle.

Taliesin House

Frank Lloyd Wright chose not to install gutters on Taliesin.

Taliesin House

Frank Lloyd Wright chose yellow limestone for Taliesin. Stones were laid in wedges to replicate how it would have appeared in the quarry.

Taliesin House

Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin. The drafting studio is on the left. The living quarters are to the right.

Frank Lloyd Wright signature plate, Taliesin House

Frank Lloyd Wright's signature on a wall at Taliesin.

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