September 27, 2022
Was the Real Estate Listing Possibly Right?
I get many emails from readers who send me real estate listings in which the realtors identify houses as being from Sears Roebuck. Invariabl...
August 30, 2022
The Importance of Build Dates
Witness if you will a bungalow in Des Plaines. It had been identified as a Sears Hazelton in an architectural survey. 1405 Walnut, Des Plai...
July 19, 2022
A Sears No. 109 Hidden in a Bridgeview Park
7300 W. 79th St., Bridgeview. There is an authenticated Sears Modern Home No. 109 hidden in Wierzba Memorial Park in Bridgeview. The hous...
June 28, 2022
Sears Homes of Chicagoland Turns 10!
I just realized I started this blog in January 2012, making Sears Homes of Chicagoland over 10 years old! To those of you who have been rea...
May 31, 2022
A Storybook Cottage in an English Village
Imagine an idyllic suburb based on a traditional English village. A $90M (in 1925 dollars!) model community planned for 40,000 residents. St...
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