90-Year-Old Paper House Still Standing After All These Years

By: Brian G Randles - Published: Oct 18, 2010 • References: paperhouserockport & treehugger
In 1922, Ellis Stenman, the man who invented the machine that makes paperclips, decided to try his hand at building houses using paper as his medium.

The inventor and engineer from Rockport, Massachusetts completed his Paper House in 1924 and spent every summer there until 1930. The Paper House is now a popular tourist attraction and is an impressive testament to the resilience of recycling. Check out the featured gallery to get a glimpse of this wicked Paper House. Stats for Ancient Parchment Palaces Trending: Older & Mild
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