14520 River Rd Gate 1
Plano, IL 60545
The Farnsworth House, designed and built in the International Style by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for Dr. Edith Farnsworth from 1949-1951, is one of the world’s most widely-recognized and studied structures constructed in the 20th century. As one of the pinnacle works of Mies van der Rohe’s style and philosophy, it remains an international pilgrimage site for thousands of architecture students and professionals annually.
The Farnsworth House is a National Historic Landmark, and is currently held as a Historic Site by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. All visitors must check in at the Visitor Center. Access to the property is only available via guided tour.