Cameron Frye’s contemporary glass house from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is on the market, so I thought it would be fun to take a look back at both it and the Bueller house from the 1986 comedy.
Ferris Bueller’s House
Ferris Bueller’s house was supposedly in a Chicago suburb. The exterior was actually in Long Beach, California. It was also featured in the thriller Red Dragon and the comedy Not Another Teen Movie.
Ferris (Matthew Broderick) in his bedroom, pretending to be too sick to go to school:
Sometimes I forget how much wallpaper we lived with in the ’80s. Then I see sets like this stairwell and it brings it all back!
The kitchen is classic 1986. Check out those fluorescent lighted ceiling tiles and the gold fridge.
Beware of the dog…
Cameron Frye’s Mid-Century Modern House:
We only get one interior shot of Cameron’s cool house: his darkened bedroom:
Cameron’s garage, which is detached from the house:
Cameron’s father’s famous red Ferrari 250 GT Spyder:
Here are the photos from the the listing for Cameron’s house, which is on the market today for $2.3 million. Unlike the house used for the Bueller family, Cameron’s really is in Illinois (Highland Park):
The house has 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, and 5,300 square feet. Known as the Ben Rose Home, the two-building structure was constructed mostly of steel and glass. It was designed by architects A. James Speyer and David Haid in 1953 and sits atop a wooded ravine.
The three-car detached garage: