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Little House Love. Lovable homes come in all sizes. Here's to tiny houses.

Leading Tower

By Chris Stout-Hazard

Chicago's Tower House makes the most of an oddly-shaped lot to deliver space, views, and style without the size.

Tower House - tiny house in Chicago

The Tower House may not be tiny at 1,152 square feet, but it sure has a small footprint as it sits on a tremendously cozy 0.038 acre lot. The steel-framed structure has been awarded the 2001 American Architecture Award (Chicago Atheneaum) and 2001 Design Excellence Award (Chicago AIA), in addition to being featured in numerous books and magazines.

Tower House - tiny house in Chicago

I first saw this project a few years back and fell in love with what struck me as Philip Johnson's Glass House stood on its end. Generous living spaces and a huge rooftop deck make this a small home meant to be shared with friends.

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Oh, and just in case you wanted to check out the house on Google Maps, here it is:


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Learn more about the Tower House at Frederick Phillips & Associates. Photos via Frederick Phillips & Associates.

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Chris Stout-Hazard
Chris Stout-Hazard · Founder · Roger + Chris · Sharon Springs, NY
Chris Stout-Hazard leads product design and development for Roger + Chris and co-stars with Roger in Roger That. MORE ABOUT Chris Stout-Hazard

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