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Sitting on a 5,100-acre nature reserve, Fallingwater is one of the region's most popular attractions. It was designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright as a summer house for the family of Edgar Kaufmann Sr. owner of Kaufman's Department Store (since acquired by Macy's). The Kaufmanns expected a home with a view of the 30-foot waterfall; instead Wright built it over the waterfall, incorporating surrounding environment into its design and creating a seamless fusion of structure and nature. It became a national sensation after appearing on the cover of Time magazine in 1938.

It opened for public tours in 1964 under the ownership of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, and was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1966. Visitors may explore nearly every nook and cranny of the interior, and stroll the site in all four seasons. 

Meet the Neighbors

Saige Baxter
Mobile Sculpture Workshop, Propel Schools

“Pittsburgh is a big enough city to explore endlessly, but small enough for a community artist and advocate to make an impact.”

1491 Mill Run Road
Mill Run, PA 15464

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