Lynda S. Waggoner is vice president of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and director of Fallingwater. On the occasion of her retirement, we asked her to look back on more than 50 years at Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2018
It is almost invisible now, a ghost of a building squatting in the shade of looming hemlocks at the edge of the highway. Though it’s now rundown and overgrown, the brooding brilliance of the place endures. You still can see its crisp, horizontal lines formed by the distinctive, rough-​hewn rocks, laid by hand…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading After Edgar Kaufmann Jr. stumbled upon this house, his father told Frank Lloyd Wright, “We have our builder“
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