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Near Spring Green in Iowa County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Taliesin

UNESCO World Heritage Site

 
 
Taliesin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker
1. Taliesin Marker
Inscription.  
Taliesin, as part of the 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, has been inscribed on the World Heritage List.
Inscription confirms that this property deserves protection for the benefit of all humanity because of its outstanding universal value.
This property is one of eight that collectively demonstrate the qualities of what is known as “organic architecture” developed by Wright, which was a singular contribution to global architecture in spatial, formal, material and technological terms.

Taliesin has been designated a National Historic Landmark. This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks, and the UNESCO World Heritage Sites series lists.
 
Location. 43° 8.442′ N, 90° 4.23′ W. Marker is near Spring Green, Wisconsin, in Iowa County. Marker can be reached from County Road
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C, 0.3 miles west of State Highway 23. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5481 County Rd C, Spring Green WI 53588, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Military River Crossing (approx. half a mile away); Welcome to Unity Chapel (approx. 0.7 miles away); Elizabeth Wright Ingraham (approx. ¾ mile away); Site of Old Helena (approx. 1.3 miles away); Tower Hill State Park (approx. 1.3 miles away); Shot Tower (approx. 1.4 miles away); Frank Lloyd Wright (approx. 2.9 miles away); Western Escape (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spring Green.
 
Regarding Taliesin. This is one of eight properties designed by Frank Lloyd Wright collectively named UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2019. They are: Unity Temple, Oak Park, Illinois; Frederick C. Robie House, Chicago, Illinois; Taliesin, Spring Green, Wisconsin; Hollyhock House, Los Angeles, California; Fallingwater, Mill Run, Pennsylvania; the Herbert and Katherine Jacobs House, Madison, Wisconsin; Taliesin West, Scottsdale, Arizona; and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York.
 
Taliesin Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker
2. Taliesin Markers
Taliesin image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker
3. Taliesin
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 25, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 382 times since then and 127 times this year. Last updated on June 22, 2022, by McGhiever of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 25, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 24, 2024