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Frank Lloyd Wright's vision flows through Fallingwater

Frank Lloyd Wright's vision flows through Fallingwater

MILL RUN, Pa. - Masterpiece. Art. Perfection. Many fancy words and rapturous phrases have described Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright's most famous house. It's all true. But what is also true is that I kept thinking, wow, this house is not childproof. A 2-year-old could tumble out that low, unlocked window and fall to his death! A toddler would drown in that unfenced plunge pool! The railings aren't high enough. The floor is too hard. And that giant open fireplace, what a safety issue. And where is the kitchen, anyway? Obviously, I'm not the arbiter of architectural masterworks, only a hapless visitor with the pedestrian vision of a suburban housewife. I do have to...

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