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Michael and Barbara Willis House (Blue House)

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Blue House
2003, Margaret McCurry. 606 Marquette Dr.

From its foundation burrowed into one of the high sand dunes that mark the southeastern shore of Lake Michigan, the gabled country house built for a Chicago family rises three-and a-half stories and encloses a five-thousand-square-foot plan. Its vertical tongue-and-groove cedar exterior siding is painted marine-blue. The house is a sophisticated twenty-first-century interpretation of vernacular rural housing.

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Kathryn Bishop Eckert
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Kathryn Bishop Eckert, "Michael and Barbara Willis House (Blue House)", [New Buffalo, Michigan], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/MI-01-BE19.

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Cover: Buildings of Michigan

Buildings of Michigan, Kathryn Bishop Eckert. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 236-236.

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