Originally this end of Taliesin was oriented to the mountain view. Giuliano photos with permission.
Wright was shocked to discover power lines.
The no longer pristine Arizona view.
Towers were erected on top of Wright’s reoriented view but he didn’t live to see them.
From local materials Stone and cement Students and fellows Learned and labored Arizona desert Winter quarters school and studios Taliesin West Wide open space Clear distant mountains Indian land long abandoned Low structures embracing nature Annual caravan migrations From Wisconsin Shock on arrival Power lines marring prized panorama Called Truman Take it down No such luck Pack everything we leave tomorrow For Tuscon Third wife made sense Then mid eighties Late to start over Wright Redesigned the view Now signal towers Top that distant peak Nada Today pristine