Assessing the Risk of the ‘Home Alone’ House – INFOGRAPHIC

Life in Chicagoland has been chronicled by Hollywood through many popular television shows and movies over the years. Shows such as “The Bob Newhart Show,” “Good Times,” “Married with Children,” and “ER,” and films including “The Blues Brothers,” “Ferris Bueller”s Day Off,” “The Fugitive” and “I, Robot” all take place in and around Chicago.

One of the most beloved and memorable films that calls Chicagoland home is the John Hughes blockbuster “Home Alone,” and the actual house featured prominently in the film sits in the suburb of Winnetka.

Ownership of the house changed hands as recently as March 2012, and the 4,250-square-foot, three-story icon can also be found on real estate sites like But have you ever wondered what sort of insurance coverage that house would need, given all of the shenanigans and trouble Kevin McCallister gets into with a pair of bumbling thieves? Our infographic below assesses this iconic house from the movie, as well as five other famous homes you might recognize from TV and the movies.

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