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Who is Jack Viks?   13 comments

We’re not sure who Jack Viks is (was) as a Google search turned up no info. He sure designed a spectacular house though. Check out this cantilevered mid-century modern beauty from 1960. It’s currently for sale for $2.29M in Lake Forest, Illinois. The realtor says Viks was a student of Mies Van Der Rohe. This house certainly has Miesian traits to it like the steel frame with the exposed I-beams and glass walls. The interior seems much warmer than other minimalist houses like the Farnsworth house. Here are some pics of this spectacular house:

1960 (Higher Res Pics!)

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Posted May 16, 2008 by mcarch in Real Estate

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