The Farnsworth House, a modernist masterpiece, is threatened anew by floodwaters

CHICAGO — Floodwaters are threatening the Farnsworth House, a masterpiece of modern architecture built in a flood plain along the Fox River.Photographs provided Tuesday by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, which owns and operates the house, show the floodwaters rising to near the top of the stilt-like steel columns that lift the house above the ground.The floodwaters have completely covered the house’s lower terrace, but have begun to recede, the Trust said in a statement to the Chicago Tribune. Yet with severe storms forecast for next week “we aren’t ‘out of the woods’ yet, the ho…

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