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Polyvinyl, American Football, more collectively purchase the American Football house

A white house with a green sky in the background, two windows lit up from the inside.
Chris Strong

Now, the American Football house is owned by those who made it legitimately famous.

The house, known for gracing the cover of the band’s landmark debut self-titled album, has been purchased collectively by the band, Polyvinyl Records, Chris Strong (photographer who snapped the legendary shot), Atiba Jefferson, and Open House Contemporary. Located at 704 W. High Street in Urbana, the house will now remain in good hands for years to come.

Here’s the announcement by Polyvinyl this morning:

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