September 29 at 10 a.m. is the classroom portion, which provides an overview of the history of Sears ready-cut houses and information on design characteristics that are used to identify these houses. You will see a wide variety of houses that came from mail-order catalogs--Sears Roebuck, Montgomery Ward, Harris Homes, and others. A special focus will be on mail-order houses found in Glen Ellyn, Wheaton, and Lombard.
October 6 at 10 a.m.is a two-mile walking tour in Glen Ellyn. (Rain date is October 13.)
The class size is limited so please sign up early. To register, go to myaccess.cod.edu, select Continuing Education Classes, then search for the course code HUMNT-0001-500. You may also call (630) 942-2208, email email@example.com, or visit the College of DuPage offices on campus in Glen Ellyn.