Category Archives: Kit Homes of Oklahoma

The Aladdin Florence

Read about two Aladdin Florence kit homes from the Aladdin Ready Cut Company in Bay City, Michigan. One in Erick Oklahoma and one in New Hampshire. Continue reading

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The Aladdin Emerald, A 5-Room Cottage Home

Here’s an Aladdin Emerald in Pawhuska, Oklahoma. This tiny gem of a kit home is in need of some TLC. This could be an adorable little cottage home! Continue reading

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The Gordon Van Tine 129, A Popular and Beautiful Bungalow

Not all kit houses came from Sears. Gordon Van Tine had a large selection of models. Maybe you are living in a Gordon Van Tine home? Continue reading

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A Cosy, Family Home in the Gordon Van Tine 123

As promised, I am featuring another ‘rare’ never before seen Gordon Van Tine model. This is another unique looking home. I recognized it immediately when I recently happened upon it! Have you seen this rare and unique model, the Gordon … Continue reading

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Gordon Van Tine 118, A Model Eight-Room Home

The early Gordon Van Tine catalogs are rare. Anything prior to 1915 is difficult to find. I have a few catalogs from the early years, 1907, 1909-1910 and 1913. Lately,  I’ve been sharing some of the early models. We looked … Continue reading

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A Whole Town Of Gordon Van Tine Homes

A whole town of Gordon Van Tine Homes! Where? Read here to find out! Continue reading

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An Impressive Colonial Home, Gordon Van Tine 563

The plain substantial lines, the broad shuttered Colonial windows, the living and sleeping porch, all bespeak a house that is built with comfort in mind. Since there is always a fondness for Colonial architecture, this house will remain equally satisfactory as time goes on.
See five examples of this impressive colonial home in my blogpost! Continue reading

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A Model Five Room Bungalow, Gordon Van Tine 522

Lost in Hooker, Oklahoma, a model five room bungalow from Gordon Van Tine! “After building this house, Mrs. Rose Wright of Hooker, Oklahoma, wrote to us: ‘I am very thankful to the Gordon Van Tine Company for giving me the … Continue reading

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The Gordon Van Tine 547, An Economical and Ever Popular Type

The Gordon Van Tine number 547 is an attractive but simple home with no unnecessary ornamentation, just the cozy home for which you have been looking. Its’ comfortable appearance and convenient arrangement have gained favor with many. Continue reading

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Sears 303, Yay or Nay?

The Sears 303 is a late victorian home and was the largest and grandest home that Sears offered. It is also the rarest of the larger Sears homes. Read this blog to learn more about this grand lady! Continue reading

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