There is certainly no shortage of tragedy in the news today, private and public. Well I just ran across this little item that van der Rohe's domestic meisterwerk was flooded again. I know the human toll is non-existent in this news story, but it really does break my heart in no small way. Those so inclined can make a donation here.
Here is the house looking much as it did after it's 1950 completion:
And here is a photo from Sunday, showing it under 2 feet of water!