We have a bonafide landmark in the area. It's not much to look at but it's just so cool.
It's called the Futuro House, designed by Matti Suuronen in 1968. Only 96 of these homes were ever built. 96. And we've got one a few miles from where we live.
It's not habitable but it still gets a regular flow of visitors. If I had money to burn I would definitely buy this house and refurbish it. Don't you think it would make a great studio or a writing haven? Think of the inspiration!
The house is tiny. According to this web site it can accommodate eight people. Yeah, maybe, if they were REALLY good friends.
You can see pictures of what these homes looked like brand new at the web site.
Our local Futuro House is sad looking, but still neat. I wish I knew who owned it. I'd like to know why it's sitting in that field and why no one has ever done anything with it.
My guess: I think it's a real flying saucer and this is where it crash landed.
My proof: There's a big honky tonk not far from there. I think the aliens got so plastered, they crashed and didn't have enough dough to get their ride fixed.
Every time I pass by this thing I want to haul it back to my property and fix it up. I just hate to see it unloved.
Don't you think it's unique? If you could own this piece of history, what would you do with it?
A home? A diner? You can call it the Do Drop Inn.
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