Media in the ‘30s called it “America’s First Glass House.” It predated Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House and Philip Johnson’s Glass House by many years.“The House of Tomorrow…is one of the true early monuments of American modernism, brimming over with a uniquely American idealism and earnestness about the twentieth century,” declared noted architecture critic Paul Goldberger, a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. Indiana Landmarks is raising million to fully restore the House of Tomorrow, which we are leasing from the National Park Service.Take the Photo Tour Go Behind the Scenes It's another brave rescue when Mina and Karen renovate a 730-sf house that's in serious disrepair and located in a transitioning neighborhood.
More than 39 million people attended the 1933-34 Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago, clamoring for a glimpse of the future at exhibits like the House of Tomorrow.
Architect George Fred Keck’s design included many features Depression-era Americans had not seen before, such as central air conditioning and the first-ever General Electric dishwasher.
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In the early 1930s, as America was in the grips of the Great Depression, the House of Tomorrow showed millions of World’s Fair attendees in Chicago—and people all over the world—a gleaming, technology-driven vision of what domestic life could be like in the future.
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