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Landmarking Blair House May Only Stall Bulldozer

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 30, 2015 01:03 AM
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by Eric last modified Jan 26, 2015

The Chicago Tribune reports that historic preservation officials in Lake Bluff, IL will apply for landmark status for the Keck & Keck-designed Blair House (1955), although everyone pretty much acknowledges that it may be an act that only stalls the bulldozer. The house has languished on the market for four years without a buyer and the 27 acres of land are far more valuable than the Modern house that sits on it. You can figure...




 

 

Screen Shot 2015-01-26 at 5.52.00 AMThe Chicago Tribune reports that historic preservation officials in Lake Bluff, IL will apply for landmark status for the Keck & Keck-designed Blair House (1955), although everyone pretty much acknowledges that it may be an act that only stalls the bulldozer. The house has languished on the market for four years without a buyer and the 27 acres of land are far more valuable than the Modern house that sits on it. You can figure out the rest. Read more here.

Image credit: Susan Benjamin, Village of Lake Bluff


 

 

 
 
 

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