Biltmore Sprites – Arizona Biltmore Hotel / 2400 E Missouri Ave., Phoenix, Arizona / February 23, 1929 / Albert Chase McArthur — Now called the Biltmore Sprites, the Sprites of Midway Gardens were in a sense the lost children of architect Wright and sculptor Alfonso Iannelli. These geometric architectural statues were conceived in 1914 for adorning and watching over Midway Gardens on Chicagos lakefront. Most of the Sprites met a premature and unfortunate demise during Prohibition.

Biltmore Sprites - Arizona Biltmore Hotel / 2400 E Missouri Ave., Phoenix, Arizona / February 23, 1929 / Albert Chase McArthur --  Now called the Biltmore Sprites, the Sprites of Midway Gardens were in a sense the lost children of architect Wright and sculptor Alfonso Iannelli. These geometric architectural statues were conceived in 1914 for adorning and watching over Midway Gardens on Chicagos lakefront. Most of the Sprites met a premature and unfortunate demise during Prohibition.
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