September 17, 2019
The Sears Berwyn Combines Comfort and Economy
4537 Central, Western Springs. Photo from Realtor site. Sears Berwyn. The Sears Berwyn was one of the top five most popular ki...
September 5, 2019
Aladdin City: the “Town Where Homes Will Rise Almost Over Night”
The Aladdin Company of Bay City, Michigan was a competitor of Sears in the mail-order house business. The founders of the company, brothers...
September 3, 2019
How Common Are Sears Houses?
In this post I will re-examine another common misconception about Sears homes. Were Sears Homes That Common? "There are actually a nu...
August 20, 2019
A Landmarked Sears Lorain
1410 Frederick, Joliet. Photo from Realtor site. Sears Lorain from the 1930 Modern Homes catalog. The Sears Lorain is a Colon...
August 6, 2019
Have You Ever Seen a Fairy?
3417 Grand Blvd., Brookfield. Photo from Realtor site. The Sears Fairy from the 1932 Modern Homes catalog. Sears described i...
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