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Pop Quiz Time: Are You the House From Modern Family or Ferris Bueller?

Made famous by a person, film, or historical context, these notorious buildings and our tendency to reminisce over them represent a continued cultural obsession.

Kristin Crosier

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The iconic apartment building of the “Friends” cast during the show’s ten-season run between 1994 and 2004. Source: Flickr user ahisgett

Americans scour private neighborhoods for a glimpse of Hollywood’s hottest mansions (sometimes to scope out the houses before raiding them). We are as engrossed—if not more—with the residences of “The Sopranos” and the “Friends” cast as with the television shows themselves. We even tour preserved homes of our country’s finest members to relive the prestige of America’s yesteryear.

Made famous by a person, film, or historical context, these notorious buildings and our tendency to reminisce over them represent a continued cultural obsession. The not-so-humble abodes typify our likes, desires, and, in a sense, the places we’d choose to live (minus the whole money issue) that we feel would match our personalities.

Home Hunting Made Easy

This New Jersey home, used for external shots of the infamous “Sopranos” house, remains sought-after even five years after the show’s end. Source: Flickr user EdZa

Instead of resorting to admiring homes with their own fan clubs, what if we could choose our perfect dwelling the same way we can input our personality to find our ideal cat? That may not yet be a reality, but you can find out which popular American home best suits you with Movoto Real Estate’s home profile matching quiz.

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posted on: August 7, 2012
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