University Place

Building Taliesin

Special | 52m 44s Video has closed captioning.

Ron McCrea, author, joins University Place Presents host Norman Gilliland to tell the story behind Taliesin, Frank Lloyd Wright’s residence in Spring Green, WI. McCrea shares rare photographs of the residence under construction and discusses the murders and subsequent fire in August of 1914 that took the lives of Mamah Borthwick, Wright’s paramour, along with her children and four others.

Aired: 01/10/13

Rating: TV-G

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