Dezeen's Dan Howarth reports that the U.S. National Park Service has added the Richard Meier designed-Douglas House to the National Register of Historic Places.

The house, which sits perched in a remote spot above Lake Michigan near Habor Springs, was completed in 1973. It was commissioned by the Douglases after they contacted the Pritzker Prize winning-architect to buy the blueprints for an earlier house he had designed in Connecticut, the Smith House.

"I replied that while I was not prepared to sell the drawings I would certainly be willing to design a new house for them along similar lines," said the architect.

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