The Tulsa Sears House Lady
I've been hooked on finding and or identifying mail order homes since 2008. I'm not picky, kit homes from Sears Modern Homes, Aladdin Ready Cut, Gordon Van Tine, Wardway Homes, all of the major companies as well as the popular pattern and plan book homes built from about 1900 and on. Could you be living in one of these homes? Send me an email: email@example.com
Tag Archives: Iowa History
In the summer of 1928 Ed Binkert of Lake City, Iowa ordered a ready cut barn. When the pieces to the barn arrived neighbors helped haul them to the building site. Learn more here! Continue reading
This plan is distinctly out of the ordinary, and shows good taste in every line. When built it is one of the most attractive houses imaginable outside and in. Many architects have attempted houses of this general plan, but we … Continue reading
This house because of its width is especially good for a narrow lot. And at the same time it is two full stories in height, has six big rooms, a bath, and plenty of closet space.
In this home is another pleasing variation of the standard, ever-popular, square house. The popularity of a square house efficiently planned is deserved because of the wonderful opportunities it represents in home utility, not an inch of wasted floor space. Continue reading
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