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Michael and Barbara Willis House (Blue House)
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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