Mill Run in Fayette County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Fallingwater, as part of the 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, has been inscribed on the World Heritage List.
Inscription confirms that this property deserves protection for the benefit of all humanity because of its outstanding universal value.
This property is one of eight that collectively demonstrate the qualities of what is known as “organic architecture” developed by Wright, which was a singular contribution to global architecture in spatial, formal, material and technological terms.
Fallingwater has been designated a National Historic Landmark. This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America.
Erected 1976 by National Park Service, and the United Nations.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks, and the UNESCO World Heritage Sites series lists.
Location. 39° 54.384′ N, 79° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1491 Mill Run Road, Mill Run PA 15464, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Fallingwater (approx. 0.4 miles away); K6 Telephone Kiosk 1935 (approx. 3.8 miles away); Finial from One, Poultry, London EC4, 1870 (approx. 3.8 miles away); Kentuck Knob (approx. 3.9 miles away); Fort Necessity (approx. 8˝ miles away); The Polo Player (approx. 8.6 miles away); Road to Disaster (approx. 8.7 miles away); Mt. Washington Presbyterian Church (approx. 8.7 miles away).
Regarding Fallingwater. This is one of eight properties designed by Frank Lloyd Wright collectively named UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2019. They are: Unity Temple, Oak Park, Illinois; Frederick C. Robie House, Chicago, Illinois; Taliesin, Spring Green, Wisconsin; Hollyhock House, Los Angeles, California; Fallingwater, Mill Run, Pennsylvania; the Herbert and Katherine Jacobs House, Madison, Wisconsin; Taliesin West, Scottsdale, Arizona; and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York.
Also see . . .
1. Fallingwater. (Submitted on August 23, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation - Fallingwater. (Submitted on August 23, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 24, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. 2. submitted on August 23, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on January 6, 2022, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on August 23, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.