Frank Lloyd Wright's archives to move from Scottsdale to New York

September 26, 2012

Legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright is associated with several places in the U.S., but perhaps none so unique as Taliesin West in Scottsdale. Wright made it his winter haven from 1937 until his 1959 death, describing the mostly untouched area near the McDowell Mountains as the top of the world.

Taliesin West will go on, but will no longer house his 23,000 architectural drawings, 44,000 photographs, and more than 300,000 pieces of office correspondence and personal letters.

Earlier this month, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation announced it was moving Wright’s archives to New York in a joint partnership between the museum of modern art and Columbia University’s Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library.

On the show to talk about that decision is Sean Malone, President and CEO of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation.

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