A glass box home is on the market in East Hampton, N.Y., for $5.5 million reports Realtor.com writer Lisa Gordon. The home, which was designed by Jeff Smilow, the structural engineer of New York City’s Freedom Tower, and built by Juan A. Figueroa, who lived in the house briefly last summer. The 5,000-square-foot see-through house sits on nearly 2 acres and backs up to a 20-acre nature reserve. Gordon describes the house:
The first floor includes an entertainment area, dining space, and kitchen with white counters sitting on chocolate-brown cabinets. A wall of windows opens onto a concrete patio and a saltwater pool with spa. The second floor features two wings: one with two master suites, and the other with four en suite bedrooms. The basement, which connects to the house through a tunnel, features a four-car garage and storage space that could become a media room.
“I don’t think it’s for the mass buyer,” Lori Macgarva, the home's listing agent says. “You have to know you’re living in complete openness,’’ she says.