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You might think you know the whole story about Edith Macefield's house, a.k.a. Ballard's "Up House." Design & Architecture podcast 99% Invisible digs in to the infamous story of Ballard Blocks and the home it blocked out to find a much more nuanced relationship between Edith and Barry Martin, the construction superintendent in charge of the project that consumed her house and who also happened to become her caretaker and friend. [99% Invisible, image by Ben Tesch]