The pricechopper keeps 'a choppin' at Highland Park's legendary "Ferris Bueller House". Returning to the market in August after a two-and-a-half years of dormancy, the ask has already slipped from $1.5M to $1.295M. That brings total potential savings to $1M against the initial asking price. The other name for this 1953 A. James Speyer masterwork is the Ben Rose House, and the woodland dwelling later received a pavilion/guest house addition by noted architect David Haid—which also included the four-car glass box garage primed for John Hughes' theatrics. The home is a real beauty, with 4,300 square-feet of open living space, floor-to-ceiling windows, steel framing, and other odes to modernist master Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe. The place has been pepped up with a new roof, window renovation, and interior touches. And we're not experts, but that looks like a Kandinsky painting in the foyer. If the price-cutting continues, this is on its way to becoming a historic steal.
·Listing: 370 Beech St, Highland Park [Coldwell Banker]
·Ferris Bueller House Back on the Market for $1.5M [Curbed Chicago]