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'Sleeper' house foreclosed, sells for 1.53 million dollars

Clam-shaped futuristic house featured in Woody Allen's 1973 science fiction-AFP Photo
The clam-shaped futuristic house featured in Woody Allen's 1973 science fiction comedy "Sleeper" was sold for just under 1.53 million dollars at a foreclosure auction
Thursday, November 11, 2023
By: AFP writers
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WASHINGTON, November 11, 2023 (AFP) - The clam-shaped futuristic house featured in Woody Allen's 1973 science fiction comedy "Sleeper" was sold for just under 1.53 million dollars at a foreclosure auction Wednesday, reports said.

A realty investment company outbid a loan servicing firm by one dollar to pick up the 7,600-square-foot (706-square-meter) house on a hill just west of Denver, Colorado newspapers reported.

According to the Denver Business Journal, local businessman Michael Dunahay bought the "Sleeper" house in 2006 for 3.43 million dollars.

But the lending company began foreclosure proceedings against Dunahay in June, saying he had defaulted on his loan and still owed 2.77 million dollars on the 3.13 million he borrowed to buy the house.

Dunahay told the Denver Business Journal the day before the foreclosure auction that he was "working on some possibilities" for keeping the house, including outbidding the lender.

The successful bidder was named as Trans Western Realty.

The property was designed and built in 1963 by architect Charles Deaton.

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