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One of America?s most eminent 20th century architects, Frank Lloyd Wright, has created hundreds of architectural wonders. He was also the promoter of Organic Architecture, a design movement that stressed harmony between nature and the building. The foremost example of this ?organic? building is Fallingwater, a private residence in rural Mill Run, Pennsylvania.

Owned by the Kaufmann Family, this rural retreat is notable for being constructed on top of a waterfall, hence the iconic name. Commissioned by Pittsburgh businessman Edgar Kaufmann Sr., Fallingwater was designed by Wright and finished in 1939.

Now serving as a museum, the building draws around 100,000 visitors a year. It was hailed by many architects and magazines as one of the most beautiful architectural work. Smitsonian?s Life List hailed it as one of the 28 places to visit in your lifetime. Fallingwater was declared a National Historical Landmark in 1966.
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