On the Market: Modern Home from a Classic Chicago Film

On the Market: Modern Home from a Classic Chicago Film

Sarah Coffey
May 26, 2009

Recognize this garage? It appeared in a well-known movie that was shot here in Chicago. Currently on the market, this modern home in the trees is listed with Sotheby's for 2.3 million dollars. To discover its famous cameo, click through the jump...

The house appeared in the 1986 John Hughes movie, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, where it was the fictional home of Ferris' best friend, Cameron Frye (played by Alan Ruck). In the famous scene, Cameron sends his father's Ferrari flying through the glass garage, into the forest below.

The house was designed by architects A. James Speyer and David Haid, both students of Mies van der Rohe. The home's steel and glass International Style shows Mies' influence, and the floor-to-ceiling windows provide 360-degree views of the surrounding woods.

For more information and photos, check out the Sotheby's listing. For more on the film, visit IMDB.

Photos: A. James Speyer / Sotheby's

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