Most Incredible  Modern Glass Houses Ever Built

Ben Rose House from the Movie 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off'

Highland Park, Illinois

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Listing  Price in 2011 $1.65 million

THE BEN ROSE HOME-a mid-century modern architectural treasure cantilevered over the ravines, the 2 steel and glass buildings have incredible vistas of the surrounding woods.  Built in 1953 and designed by A. James Speyer protege of Mies Van der Rohe & David Haid. Main house: 4 bedrms/3baths Pavilion/guest house: kitchen/ bath + 4 car interior parking. This house was featured in the hit movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off. It apparently last sold for around $1.5 million which was considered a bargain.

The famous home is located at 370 Beech St. and is surrounded by trees. With 5,300 square feet of living space, the 4 bedroom, 3 bath home has floor-to-ceiling windows throughout. In total, the home sits on a one acre lot with 43,560 square feet.  Since the rebound of the real-estate market the value of the house has more than doubled since it was last sold 4 years ago.
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