For A Good Cause
One of the most beautiful examples of "machine age" architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater® was commissioned in 1936 and completed in 1937 at the behest of Pittsburgh department store magnate Edgar Kaufmann, Sr.
Decades of uneven stresses on its cantilevered design renders it in need of extensive restoration, and we'd like to encourage your participation in this worthy project.
The profoundly impactful nature of Fallingwater-- some say bordering on the spiritual -- was described as only Wright could: "Fallingwater is a great blessing -- one of the great blessings to be experienced here on earth, I think nothing yet ever so equaled the coordination, sympathetic expression of the great principle of repose where forest and stream and rock and all the elements of structure are combined so quietly that really you listen not to any noise whatsoever although the music of the stream is there.
"But you listen to Fallingwater the way you listen to the quiet of the country..."
The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, a non-profit
organization, has the weighty responsibility of preserving this masterpiece,
but they can't do it alone.
Visit their site and determine how you as an individual or corporation can help accomplish this task.
In our view, everyone owes it to themselves to visit Fallingwater once in life.
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