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National Trust Wants To Give Farnsworth House A Lift

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by Eric last modified Nov 11, 2015

Crain's Chicago Business reports that The National Trust for Historic Preservation has endorsed a proposal to protect Mies van der Rohe's iconic Farnsworth House from future flooding by raising the 275-ton building on a hydraulic lift. However, the idea has a high price tag and raises objections from certain architects and preservationists. Read more about it here. Photo credit: The National Trust for Historic Preservation




 

 

Screen Shot 2015-11-11 at 7.32.01 AMCrain's Chicago Business reports that The National Trust for Historic Preservation has endorsed a proposal to protect Mies van der Rohe's iconic Farnsworth House from future flooding by raising the 275-ton building on a hydraulic lift. However, the idea has a high price tag and raises objections from certain architects and preservationists. Read more about it here.

Photo credit: The National Trust for Historic Preservation


 

 

 
 
 

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