Champaign Co.

An Aladdin Sunshine in Champaign County

An Aladdin Sunshine in Champaign County

A few years back, I went to Urbana to check out a house I thought might be a Sears Barrington model.  I had seen it listed for sale and had already checked out the Realtor’s photos, but I wanted to do a drive by to get a better look at the exterior details.  When I got […]

An Aladdin Rochester in St. Paris

I have been researching and locating homes purchased through the Sears, Roebuck & Co. Modern Homes catalogs for a while now.  Along the way I meet people who say they know exactly where one of these houses had been built.  That was how I started to look for a Sears House in St. Paris last […]

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