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Gordon Van Tine 116, A True Craftsman Bungalow

The Gordon Van Tine 116 was a craftsman mission bungalow design borrowed from California. Other kit home companies such as Sears and Lewis borrowed bungalow designs from California in the early years. I’ve featured a few California bungalows in blogs in the past that were used by kit home companies. Continue reading

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The Del Rey, Another California Bungalow from Sears Modern Homes

The Sears Del Rey is another stylish and popular bungalow that hails from California. Sears Modern Homes, as well as other kit home manufacturers, used popular designs of the day to sell more kit homes. I’ve traced a few of … Continue reading

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Sears Modern Homes Avondales in Oklahoma

In the summer of 1909, or at least by the time the State Fair in Springfield Illinois opened, Sears Modern Homes built one of their modern bungalows at the fairgrounds in the agricultural area along the racetrack at the fair. … Continue reading

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A Perfect Sears Hollywood…………..in Enid Oklahoma!

I can’t even begin to explain my excitement when I discovered a Sears Hollywood in Oklahoma.  Within a couple of days I made the two hour drive one way just to see and get photos of this awesome house!  Why … Continue reading

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