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Great architecture & and interesting history

We came up to the Dunes area and we came across the Florida Tropical House. It had been built for... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Allen21096
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Chicago, Illinois
Public tours 1 day per year every fall

Tour these five "1933 World's Fair Homes" each fall. The National Lakeshore has partnered with... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
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This pink, art-deco historic home is open to the public twice a year.
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127 W Lake Front Dr, Beverly Shores, IN 46301-0180
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

We came up to the Dunes area and we came across the Florida Tropical House. It had been built for the 1933 Worlds Fair in Chicago for the Century of Progress Exposition. The Florida House was one of four houses that were actually brought from...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Tour these five "1933 World's Fair Homes" each fall. The National Lakeshore has partnered with Indiana Landmarks (indianalandmarks.org) and private residents to restore these homes to their 1933 condition. Terms of the lease make these homes available to the public one day per year, but...More

Thank loud976
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I have always loved this house. I have been seeing it for every on my weekly beach walks and while driving the shore line. I love that a piece of the 1933 World's Fair is so close to me. I saw a program on tv...More

Thank MadDogTraveler
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I love architecture...especially historic architecture...and here, at Beverly Shores, are 5 surprising architectural gems...along the beautiful Indiana shores of Lake Michigan. The 1933 "Century of Progress" homes preserved from the Chicago Worlds Fair are PRIVATE. However, they can easily be viewed from the State Park...More

Thank jbla1951
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Great location. Unobstructed view on Lake Michigan. Now this house is rented to a private renter. So you can't see it inside (unless you pick through the windows which are large but I would not recommend to go near the windows). It is a private...More

Thank O6378WFannag
Reviewed 16 April 2015

You can look, but not go near this PRIVATE home that was barged here from the 1932/33 Chicago Worlds fair. It is in a cluster of Worlds Fair houses that have been refurbished by private residents who have leased these structures. In the fall of...More

1  Thank Karl Z
Reviewed 1 May 2012

Viweing the house from the beach is amazing. Try the annual tour to to see all the work they have done in this house and the other Worlds Fair homes.

2  Thank Jay J
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