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Unusually Well Planned Craftsman Bungalow, Gordon Van Tine 611

May 25, 1925 was an exciting day for a poultry farmer from Schenectady, New York. After contemplating for many months and taking into consideration arguments both for and against these types of (kit/machine cut) houses, H.E. Chesebro decided on a … Continue reading

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The Sears Yates, A Late Model Sears House

This 1940 New Jersey home is a Sears Yates. Check out the photos and marked lumber! Continue reading

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A Sears Modern Homes Elmhurst in South Orange New Jersey

About a year ago I stumbled on a Sears Modern Homes Elmhurst in South Orange, New Jersey while I was looking for another house. I didn’t find that other house but this Sears Elmhurst more than made up for my … Continue reading

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John Patton’s Elmhurst, A Sears Modern Homes 1930 Testimonial Home

A Sears Elmhurst, and not just “a” Sears Elmhurst but “THE” Sears Elmhurst. This is the Elmhurst that was used on the cover of the early 1930’s Sears Modern Homes catalogs! Continue reading

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The Elmhurst, One of Sears FIRST Brick Veneer Homes

There is a facebook group for Sears homes enthusiasts, if you can imagine that! I’ve been an active member of that group since it was started about four and a half years ago. There are a handful of die-hard researchers. One of the … Continue reading

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