Rusty "Home of Tomorrow" Up for Preservation

A prefab steel home built in 1933 on the campus of Connecticut College as a futuristic "home of tomorrow". Today, although covered in rust, it is still standing and being prepped for historic preservation.
October 10, 2011, 10am PDT | Tim Halbur
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The 800-square-foot structure - which still manages to have 2 bedrooms - is in the process of being dismantled and shipped to a Philadelphia conservation firm:

"Once every panel, beam and other item is cleaned of corrosion and special rust-resistant treatments are applied, they'll be returned to New London next year. Then, it will be reassembled on the same foundation where Winslow Ames had the structure erected in 1933 after falling in love with the so-called 'homes of tomorrow' that year at the World's Fair in Chicago."

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Published on Monday, October 10, 2011 in CBS Connecticut
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