Strange Americana: Frank Lloyd Wright's Rural Taliesin Retreat Is an Architectural Wonder

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If you ever find yourself in the vicinity of Spring Green, Wisconsin, make sure and set aside an hour or two to visit Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin Preservation. Renowned as quite possibly the greatest architect in American history, Wright designed over 1,000 structures throughout his lifetime.

Famous for pioneering "organic architecture," Wright built a home, studio, and school on the 800-acre Taliesin estate, which is now dedicated to preserving his legacy. So, what you can expect from a tour of Taliesin? We've delved into both its history and its present — read on to find out more about this unique piece of Americana. 

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