Ennis-Brown House at Risk
FLW's Ennis-Brown house, one of his pre-Columbian motif masterpieces, has been damaged by shifting soil as a result of recent rainstorms. The house remains at risk, although work is being done to stave off further damage. The structure has been used in a number of famous films (inc. Blade Runner, the House on Haunted Hill, and many others) and is generally considered one of Wright's masterpieces. Unfortunately, it has turned out to be much less stable than Fallingwater, the house built upon a stream and waterfall, which critics and some engineers said could not last. The structural damage - which will be quite expensive to repair - are one more thing for the Frank Lloyd Wright foundation, recently in turmoil due to a wide variety of legal and financial problems, to worry about.