Arizona Biltmore Hotel

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The Arizona Boltmore resort was either designed by Frank Lloyd Wright or not, depending on who you ask. L To settle a lawsuit, FLW publicly dropped his claim as architect-of-record, but privately he said otherwise... C Regardless, it's a striking example of the "other" Frank Lloyd Wright style: not Prairie Style, but rather his "California Textile Block" style, after the prefab textured blocks he designed. L
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L L The rooms are arranged in free-standing buildings scattered around acres of gardens. C
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C L It gets chilly quickly towards sunset, so the Biltmore thoughtfully provides flaming bowls of lava rocks on the patios... L


Last updated: 2/2/08