What Happened to These Famous Holiday Movie Homes?
Daily Real Estate News | Friday, December 23, 2011
The homes featured so prominently in movie classics like “A Christmas Story,” “Miracle on 34th Street,” and others are still standing tall today. So what’s come of them?
In a blog, Zillow recently highlighted some of the most popular houses (according to readers) from classic holiday films:
“A Christmas Story”: Ralphie’s house in Cleveland has been turned into a museum, where visitors can come to view it and even purchase a leg lamp.
“Home Alone”: Located in Winnetka, Ill., the house featured in “Home Alone” recently went on the market in May for $2.4 million. The four-bedroom, four-bath house is 4,243 square feet. View the listing.
“Miracle on 34th Street”: The home that 8-year-old Susan’s character boldly asked Santa Claus for is actually located in Port Washington, N.Y. The 1,703 square-foot home was built in 1943 and still stands today.
Source: “Top 5 Holiday Movie Houses (and 5 Honorable Mentions),” Zillow Blog (Dec. 9, 2011)