Tuesday, May 31, 2011

falling water

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Over the weekend we visited family in PA and visited Falling Water, one of Frank Lloyd Wright's designs, on our drive up. The picture above is of me, my dad and his fiancee, Colleen. I had to wear this shirt there because it feels very aqueous to me. The place is absolutely breathtaking. Everything is so green and the house is a wonder. Unfortunately they have a super strict photography policy- no photos indoors and no photos during the tour even outside? Who knows why. I personally think it's so they can have a monopoly on selling photos. Not cool, Western PA Conservancy, not cool.

But anyway if you get a chance, definitely worth seeing!

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They said that the waterfall freezes in the winter, I would love to see that and autumn is their peak visiting season because all the leaves are so beautiful. Picturesque at any time really.

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You can walk right out and sit on the bottom step or wade in the water if the current's not too strong. Not a bad way to start the day, eh?

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First day on the job tomorrow! Wish me luck :) Be back soon with an outfit post I hope.

xo,
A.

21 comments:

Maria E. said...

Aahhh, it looks spectacular! And that step near the water in the 3rd picture looks amazing! Wouldn't that be lovely to go and sit down there on a sunny, warm morning? :)

Good luck at your job tomorrow! ♥

xoxo
Maria Elyse
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Robyn said...

My boyfriend HAD to have the lego version of this building. He's obsessed.

Adripé. said...

amazing place :)

Cookie said...

It looks amazing!

GIRL AND CLOSET said...

What a stunning design. I adore Frank Lloyd Wright, our home is inspired after his design (condo) and I just love it. Hope your Thursday is a lovely one. xx veronika

Jazzy E (hivenn) said...

so adorable. good luck lovely! x hivenn

Renée said...

wow this place looks so wonderful! xo

maggeygrace said...

This looks like so much fun! I've ALWAYS wanted to see this house. Or any Flank Lloyed Wright house for that matter. My mom was an architect back in the day and she always loved his work! These pictures are awesome!

Jul said...

This house is beeautiful! I saw it in many art books.
Lovely family by the way! ^^

AnnaBananaCupcake said...

You are so lucky to be able to see this architecture icon in person. It's so beautiful!!
XOXO

Lisa (hello, suburbia) said...

Eek such a beautiful place! Frank Lloyd Wright is the man!

I am totally down for a photo adventure this summer! Here's my email: lisachiu5@gmail.com I hope you are kicking booty at your new job! Have a great weekend!

genevieve, sandbox romance said...

This has been on my to-see list for so long! Your pictures are beautiful! Good luck with work!

Stolen from Grandma said...

it looks gorgeous! x

Morgan Jordan said...

Hey! I live in Tenleytown - right near Maryland! Which city are you in??

I love Frank Lloyd Wright - what a stunning house!


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Liza said...

So fun! The house is amazing. His architecture baffles me.
Good luck on your first day!!

x

Desire. said...

omg! amazing!!!!!

Maria Ramona said...

that is wonderful that you got to visit such an iconic home-- its definitely on my must see places list.

elegant storms said...

i just saw that home on the cover of an architecture book at my local bookstore! that is so cool (: thanks for sharing!

ps. i'm hosting a giveaway on my blog. hope you check it out.

Couture said...

It looks like a great place to visit!

Steffys Pros and Cons said...

ah i learned abot falling water in art history class! it looks amazing in person!

<3 steffy
Steffys Pros and Cons

Flashes of Style said...

Wow! These photos are absolutely stunning.

xx,

Bonnie