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Scottsdale in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

The Spire

 
 
The Spire Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 6, 2010
1. The Spire Marker
Inscription.
This Frank Lloyd Wright designed Spire was originally part of the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Arizona State Capitol project from 1957. The Spire is 125 feet in height and was formally illuminated on 28 April 2004.

Taliesin Architects.
Arnold Roy, Project Architect
Taliesin West, Scottsdale, Arizona
 
Erected 2004 by Taliesin West and City of Scottsdale.
 
Location. 33° 38.259′ N, 111° 55.488′ W. Marker is in Scottsdale, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Touch for map. Marker and Spire are in the Frank Lloyd Wright Commemorative Park, immediately southeast of the intersection of Scottsdale Road and Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard, at The Promenade Shopping Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16427 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale AZ 85254, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Frank Lloyd Wright and Arizona (a few steps from this marker); National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona (approx. 6.7 miles away); Unidentified Veterans (approx. 6.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial Carillon (approx. 6.8 miles away); Passing the Legacy
The Spire and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 6, 2010
2. The Spire and Marker
Looking northwest
(approx. 9.5 miles away); Permanent Home of the "Beavers" (approx. 9.9 miles away); Charles Miller (approx. 9.9 miles away); Winfield Scott Memorial (approx. 10 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scottsdale.
 
Also see . . .
1. Frank Lloyd Wright. (Submitted on March 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Arizona State Capitol Project. (Submitted on March 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Art and Architecture Around Scottsdale. (Submitted on March 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicMan-Made Features
 
The Spire image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 6, 2010
3. The Spire
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 851 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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