• Cypress Log Cabin Century of Progress
  • Florida Tropical Century of Progress
  • Armco Ferro Century of Progress
  • Weiboldt Rostone Century of Progress
  • CYPRESS LOG CABIN

    Architect Murray D. Heatherington designed this building to demonstrate the unique qualities and many uses of cypress.

  • FLORIDA TROPICAL HOUSE

    Miami architect Robert Law Weed, inspired by the tropical climate of Southern Florida, sought to blend the indoor and outdoor environments, bringing together a spacious two-story living room, with overhanging balcony and large open terraces on the roof.

  • ARMCO-FERRO HOUSE

    This seemingly frameless house boasts corrugated steel panels that are bolted together. This revolutionary construction system resembles a cardboard box that could be placed on its bottom, side or top without damaging the structure.

  • WEIBOLDT-ROSTONE HOUSE

    This home was framed in steel and clad in an experimental material called Rostone, which was composed of shale, limestone and alkali. Rostone was not as durable as originally predicted. The material had severely deteriorated by 1950.

HOMES TOUR
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The 2014 Century of Progress home tour is sold out. If you were hoping to get tickets but couldn’t, mark your calendars. Reservations for the 2015 tour will begin at 8 a.m. Sept. 7, 2015.

In the meantime, you can enjoy stunning photos and learn about the restoration of the Chicago World’s Fair houses in Beverly Shores in the “Saving a Century of Progress” booklet, on sale now and only here.

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About Your National Park

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore hugs 15 miles of the southern shore of Lake Michigan and has much to offer. Whether you enjoy scouting for rare species of birds or flying kites on the sandy beach, the national lakeshore's 15,000 acres will continually enchant you.  Hikers will enjoy 45 miles of trails over rugged dunes, mysterious wetlands, sunny prairies, meandering rivers, and peaceful forests.

Upcoming Events

  • 9/19/14 - Music Heritage Series

    Join in with the Save the Tunes Council as they perform traditional music associated with the...

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  • 9/27/14 - National Public Lands Day Volunteer Project

    National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest, hands-on volunteer effort to improve America’s...

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  • 9/19/14 - Rangers Choice Hike

    Explore the national lakeshore’s exceptional diversity of life on a special ranger-led hike in...

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  • 9/26/14 - Rangers Choice Hike

    Explore the national lakeshore’s exceptional diversity of life on a special ranger-led hike in...

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  • 9/20/14 - Our Duneland Heritage: Apple Program

    Explore Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Chellberg Farm and our shared Duneland Heritage during...

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  • 9/20/14 - Campground Program

    Join a ranger around the campfire and learn about the incredible diversity of park resources in...

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  • 9/27/14 - Pinhook Bog Open House

    Explore Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Pinhook Bog on Sunday, September 14th or September...

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  • 9/28/14 - Fall Colors Hike

    If you enjoy the changing colors of the fall season, join a ranger for the Fall Colors Hike at...

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  • 9/21/14 - Upland Trail at Pinhook Hike

    While many people are familiar with Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Pinhook Bog, very few have...

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  • 10/17-10/19/14 - Century of Progress Homes Events

    SATURDAY'S TOURS ARE SOLD OUT. There are still tickets available for the Friday fundraiser and...

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