What simply occurred? While we’re nonetheless ready for most of the futuristic innovations seen in The Jetsons, together with flying vehicles that are not simply roadworthy small planes, it appears the bizarre, round dwelling on stilts the household lived in is a modern-day actuality, sort of, and it is simply offered for $415,000.
Located on the sting of downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma, the two-bedroom, three-bathroom home solely hit the market about two weeks in the past, and it has now offered for its asking value. The new proprietor stated they plan to hire it out on Airbnb, so you can dwell out your Jetsons fantasy in some unspecified time in the future sooner or later.
Other options of the home embrace an elevator that takes you up a 44-foot tube to the 1,386-square-foot dwelling space, a three-car storage, and a utility space. There’s additionally the 360-degree view of the Tulsa skyline, however no Rosey the Robot, sadly. As you possibly can see within the TikTok video under, the place is a little bit of a fixer-upper and was offered as is, however the vendor describes it as an funding alternative.
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Tulsa World stories that the home was accomplished in 2005 by native resident Joe Damer—a German nationwide who relocated to Tulsa together with his household below the Displaced Persons Act following World War II—with the assistance of Tulsa architect Jeremy Perkins. Damer lived in the home from its completion till 2012 when he offered it to a good friend, the present vendor.
Damer, who died in 2019 on the age of 78, had the thought to construct the property a number of a long time earlier than development started in 2003. The inspiration got here from a postcard he had stored since 1965 displaying an identical dwelling in Arizona.
The Guardian notes that the structure in each The Jetsons and the postcard is within the Googie fashion—named after a now-demolished espresso store in West Hollywood—which emerged within the mid-Twentieth century house age in southern California.
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