The best way to learn about historic houses is to look at them closely, and the most fun way to look at them closely is to do a puzzle showing a wonderful historic house! So, we made a unique and interesting collection of Historic House Puzzles for you to enjoy!
Frank Lloyd Wright designed Fallingwater as a weekend retreat for Edgar and Liliane Kaufmann of Pittsburg, PA. Located 70 miles from the city, it was recognized as an architectural masterpiece almost immediately upon completion in 1936. The American Institute of Architects has called it the “best all-time work of American architecture.”
I highly recommend a visit to anyone who hasn’t been. In many ways, the interior is even more remarkable than the exterior. Information at: https://www.fallingwater.org/
It was constructed with a combination of ancient masonry technology and then-new building technology. Now 85 years old, the house has presented considerable preservation challenges to the organization that owns it. All historic house owners face challenges in restoring and preserving their homes.
“Restoring Your Historic House, The Comprehensive Guide for Homeowners” was written to help them understand their house, identify its character-defining features, and design and execute a restoration/rehab plan that preserves the important features of the house while making it livable for the 21st century.
Click on the dashed box at the top-right in the puzzle box below to open the puzzle to full screen. In the top left, you can change the number of pieces (100 pieces is the default), toggle piece rotation, and change the background color. Then hit “OK” and have fun!