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House of Tomorrow

Beverly Shores, IN
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Worlds Fair Houses.

We took a tour offered by the Park device to see 5 houses. The house of tomorrow was under... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Kenneth Z
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Good Things to Come!

After sitting vacant and rotting for more than two decades, as of Oct 19, 2016, The House of... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
Thadeous S
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This 12-sided, three-story glass house was originally part of a planned community of experimental homes.
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good0%
  • Average30%
  • Poor28%
  • Terrible28%
20 Oct 2016
“Good Things to Come!”
13 Apr 2017
“Worlds Fair Houses.”
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Beverly Shores, IN
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We took a tour offered by the Park device to see 5 houses. The house of tomorrow was under restoration but is very interesting. It even has a place to Park your plane. There were several other houses including a Florida house, a cypress house,...More

Thank Kenneth Z
Reviewed 20 October 2016

After sitting vacant and rotting for more than two decades, as of Oct 19, 2016, The House of Tomorrow (an innovative 12-sided, glass-walled 1930s home relocated to Beverly Shores along with other structures from the 1933-34 Century of Progress Exhibition), has been designated a "National...More

Thank Thadeous S
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Historic house, 1933. Under construction....forever....the history is interesting and there is a sign on the street describing where it come from (Chicago on barge) and why, and how it used to look. Not much more. No parking around but you can stop next to the...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Probably the most famous building to survive Chicago's Century of Progress Exhibition, 1933/34 is the House of Tomorrow designed by Keck&Keck. Until a few years ago it stood badly mauled with four other houses at Beverly Shores, Indiana. Then an architect was granted permission to...More

Thank Rolf A
Reviewed 16 April 2015

A relic of the once grand home that had a airplane hangar as a garage. It has fallen into disrepair and several tries at redoing the home have met with problems from the historical committee and no one has stepped up in several years. This...More

Thank Karl Z
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Yes! This is interesting. It is located in Beverly Shores, IN. on the shores of Lake Michigan. It was one of the future houses featured at the Chicago Worlds Fair. After the Worlds Fair, the house was moved on a barge across the Lake Michigan...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2012

The only house not "adopted" yet for renovation. Saw the roughed out interior first floor last year on the historical tour.

Thank Jay J
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Leslie V
How do you get a lease on one of the Worlds Fair houses in Beverly Shores owned by the National Park Service for the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore? I understand that the houses are leased to people that will maintain and restore them, but who do you contact about them?
23 March 2015|
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Response from Thadeous S |
Hi Leslie V. Interested parties are in luck! As of today, Oct 19, 2016, The House of Tomorrow (an innovative 12-sided, glass-walled 1930s home relocated to Beverly Shores along with other structures from the 1933-34... More
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