67°

Topics

Allentown Art Museum
PASSINGS: Edgar Tafel, Gus Zernial
PASSINGS: Edgar Tafel, Gus Zernial

Edgar TafelArchitect, Taliesen fellow was key to saving Wright worksEdgar Tafel, 98, an architect who was an original Taliesin fellow credited with saving some of Frank Lloyd Wright's most important works, died Jan. 18 at his home in lower Manhattan, said Robert Silman, a longtime friend and New York structural engineer. The cause was not given.Tafel was the last surviving member of the original Taliesin fellows, a community of young apprentice architects established in 1932 at Wright's home and school in Spring Green, Wis., Silman said.Tafel also had a hand in two of Wright's most enduring structures: Fallingwater on Bear Run creek in southwest Pennsylvania and the Johnson Wax...

Loading