The name Dalliesin recalls a grand architect planning a masterpiece, evolving over time, that will touch his life like no other...
Dalliesin is the combination of two different names. "Dall..." comes the word dally, meaning a playful pursuit. "...iesin" comes from the name Frank Lloyd Wright gave to homes that he built for himself. The first home he built, in Spring Green, Wisconsin, was named Taliesin, and was completed in 1911. In 1937, Frank Lloyd Wright began wintering in Scottsdale, AZ, and named the house he built in the desert Taliesin West. Click here for more information about Taliesin.