December 11, 2018

The Top Five Articles of 2018

Once again the holiday season is approaching and with it, the end of another year. It's time to reveal our top five most popular articles of 2018 and what you, the readers, enjoyed most.

Five Most Viewed Articles

1    The Sears Home Leaderboard -- This article has the most views by far. What communities in Illinois have the most Sears houses... and why?

2    A Neglected Sears Verona -- A dilapidated Sears Verona in Lombard is saved by a new owner. This house will be a showplace after it's restored.

3    This is How You Get it Done -- A Downers Grove resident takes charge and develops an accurate list of Sears homes in town. We'll take a closer look at a Sears Aurora in Downers Grove--a rare model never seen on the internet before.

4    A Montgomery Ward Not-a-Kit House -- Glen Ellyn has many lovely kit houses, but one of the well-known houses in town was built using materials from Montgomery Ward. Do the owners know?

5   What Else is Hiding in Rockford? -- A Rockford resident devises a new way to find Sears houses and discovers two previously unknown models.

We invite you to join us in 2019 and see even more Sears homes in Chicagoland. Happy Holidays!

The Sears Christmas Book from 1937. Scan from Wishbookweb.

For the Sears house connection to "A Christmas Story", click here!


Architectural Observer said...

I've asked Santa Claus to bring you a "Bryant" or "Vinita" or another of the 99 missing Sears houses because you've done such a good job this year. Looking forward to learning more about Sears houses next year!

Sears Homes of Chicagoland said...

Thanks and happy holidays!

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