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Fallingwater by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, US
Kaufmann Residence, Ohiopyle: 20th Century Architecture in Mill Run, PA, USA – design by FLW, Architect
Sep 21, 2016
Fallingwater by Frank Lloyd Wright
Date built: 1935
Location: Bear Run Creek, Laurel Highlands, Allegheny Mountains, south west Pennsylvania
Design: Frank Lloyd Wright architect
This world-famous 20th Century house is also known as the Kaufmann Residence.
This is Frank Lloyd Wright’s most famous and spectacular building.
The house boldly cantilevers out over a beautiful waterfall.
The building was a weekend retreat for Edgar J. Kaufmann.
Address: 1491 Mill Run Rd, Mill Run, PA 15464, United States
Owner: Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
Architectural styles: Organic architecture, Modern architecture
Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
Location: Bear Run, Ohiopyle, rural southwestern Pennsylvania, 43 miles southeast of Pittsburgh.
New film of this 20th Century US house:
Fallingwater | Casa de la Cascada from Simon Garcia · arqfoto on Vimeo.
The residence was voted American Institute of Architects Best American building of the last 125 years.
Fallingwater photos by Simon Garcia
Fallingwater photos or Kaufmann Residence is a house designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1935 in rural southwestern Pennsylvania, 43 miles (69 km) southeast of Pittsburgh. The home was built partly over a waterfall on Bear Run in the Mill Run section of Stewart Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, in the Laurel Highlands of the Allegheny Mountains.
The house was designed as a weekend home for the family of Liliane Kaufmann and her husband, Edgar J. Kaufmann, owner of Kaufmann’s department store.
Time cited it after its completion as Wright’s “most beautiful job”; it is listed among Smithsonian’s Life List of 28 places “to visit before you die”. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966. In 1991, members of the American Institute of Architects named the house the “best all-time work of American architecture” and in 2007, it was ranked 29th on the list of America’s Favorite Architecture according to the AIA.
Website: Fallingwater, Mill Run
Location: Fallingwater, Pennsylvania, USA
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Website: Fallingwater, Mill Run, PA, USA