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Floodwaters Threaten Iconic American Landmark

The Farnsworth House in the Midwest State of Illinois is one of the most iconic homes in America. Thousands of tourists visit the site every year. Its location near a river inspired the design of the house. Farnsworth House is literally a glass house, situated along the Fox River in rural Plano, Illinois.   For Dr. Edith Farnsworth, the glass house was her retreat.   “Dr. Farnsworth was a practicing kidney specialist in the city of Chicago and wanted to have some place away...

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