A 20th Century Cliff House

In the 1970s, retired construction contractor Charles Nystrom became fascinated with the idea of building a Native American-style cliff house, though with modern amenities, and finally did so in 1977.

064 cliff house - cliff face
Exterior face of the Nystrom's cliff house. The chimney at right was built from rock removed during the blasting of the cave.
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