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Brick and atrium-filled Harry Weese house wants $640K

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Archways and a gorgeous atrium make a statement

Photos by Don Lehman, courtesy of Jillian Tran of Re/Max

Prolific Chicago architect Harry Weese got his start in ship design before making his mark in architecture, and this five-bedroom, three-bath is one of his residential projects. From the 1940s to the 1980s, Weese designed nearly 1,000 buildings, including the Time and Life Building in Chicago, but he is perhaps most famous for his 100-mile long metro system in Washington, D.C.

Located in Columbus, Indiana, this home was completed in 1963 and is one of many significant buildings in the region. Sometimes called an architectural mecca, Columbus features over 90 buildings and pieces of public art by icons like Eero Saarinen, Robert Venturi, and IM Pei.

Weese designed this sprawling 6,942-square-foot house to maximize space on a .6-acre lot. The brick building boasts a plethora of archways and a gorgeous glass atrium that lets in plenty of natural light. The main living rooms feature tray ceilings and look out onto a central courtyard that’s bright and airy. The house comes with an array of other amenities, including a fireplace, patio, large closets, and walkout basement.

Love the look? 2920 Franklin Drive is on the market now for $640,000.