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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Sears Modern Homes No 164 was offered from 1911-1917. The 1913 catalog tells us this model was built in Miami, Fla. Closter, NJ. Beach Haven NJ. Dunkirk NY. New York, NY. and Rochester, NY.
See two examples in this blog. Continue reading
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
The Sears Auburn was a massive and ornamental foursquare and there’s one for sale in Bruce South Dakota!
Maybe there’s one in your town? Continue reading
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
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
In the last two blogs I featured the Sears Modern Homes number 124 which was offered in late 1908-early 1909 until 1917. And, I featured the rare Sears Modern Homes number 178, the quirky cousin which was offered 1910-1915. In … Continue reading