Designed by noted architect Robert Broward, the Butterfly House is a Mid-Century marvel. It was designed as a showcase house for the new neighborhood in Arlington called Alderman Park in 1957. Broward designed the home so that the roof would collect water and funnel into built into pools.
Broward, a 1948 graduate of Georgia Tech, was inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright. Broward worked on the development and construction of Florida Southern College. It is the largest collection of Wright buildings in a single area.
The home was fully restored in 2016.