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Another Sears Concord (Xenia)

Another Sears Concord (Xenia)

A while back I located a 1930’s Sears model, The Concord, right here in my hometown – Springfield. A Sears Concord in Springfield The Concord has great history for Sears Roebuck, as it was the model they chose to be on display in Chicago at the 1933 World’s Fair, “A Century of Progress”.   Due […]

More Sears Houses in Hartwell (Cincinnati)

More Sears Houses in Hartwell (Cincinnati)

A couple of weeks ago, I stumbled across two older Sears models while researching in the Hartwell neighborhood of Cincinnati.  Check them out! A 123 and a 124 and a 3190B While we were in that area, we drove past several other Sears Homes that were on the “Master List of Sears Houses in the […]

A 123 and a 124 and a 3190B

A 123 and a 124 and a 3190B

I wanted to break out in song when I typed the title for this blog post. “A 123…..and a 124…..and a 3190B ! ” I wanted to break out in song the other night, too,  when I was reviewing houses on the Hamilton County Auditor’s website and spotted what sure looked like a Sears model […]

A Sears Preston in Glendale (Cincinnati)

A Sears Preston in Glendale (Cincinnati)

I’ve just finished re-publishing blog posts written by my late friend, Laraine Shape, on a re-creation of  her website, Sears Houses in Cincinnati.  This makes me a bit sad, as whenever I was adding one of her blog posts to the site, it would bring back memories of all the fun we had on our days out […]

And then there were 10…….

And then there were 10…….

A while back I did a blog post about the The Nine Sears Alhambras in Cincinnati. Well, just today, I did a quick scan of real estate listings in Cincinnati (gotta keep my eye out for Sears Houses we all missed), and OMG! There is another Alhambra in Cincinnati.  That makes 10. The exterior looks to […]

Joseph St. in Mt. Healthy (Cincinnati)

Joseph St. in Mt. Healthy (Cincinnati)

If you have been following this little blog, you might already know that the most complete inventory of Sears Houses in Cincinnati was done in the 1990’s by Beatrice Lask. Since then, a handful of serious researchers have added to her list of about 500 homes, and have been able to document many of them […]

A Sears Dundee in Mt Healthy (Cincinnati)

A Sears Dundee in Mt Healthy (Cincinnati)

This house is on the Master List of Sears Homes as a  Dundee model, and it is one. But here’s the deal. I was in Cincinnati yesterday with a friend (who loves my Sears House habit), and she drove me around a bit, checking out a few of the houses on Joseph St. in Mt. […]

The Sears Houses of Pleasant Ridge (Cincinnati)

The Sears Houses of Pleasant Ridge (Cincinnati)

Oh Cincinnati, I haven’t forgotten you.  In fact, no serious Sears House researcher would ever forget about Cincinnati.  Why?  Because it’s the home to the most Sears Houses ever built.  That have been located so far, that is. I’ve been on numerous day trips to Cincinnati to get pictures of some of the houses that […]

The Sears Ardara

The Sears Ardara

The Ardara has been chosen by many professional and business men because of its practical arrangement. The Ardara was offered in the Sears Modern Homes catalogs from 1919 until 1930.  This one story home had some unique exterior features including the “graceful roof line” over the porch and arched trellises above the front windows. The […]

The Nine Sears Alhambras in Cincinnati

The Nine Sears Alhambras in Cincinnati

The Alhambra was offered in the Sears Modern Homes catalogs from 1918 until 1929.  While basically an American Four Square design, Sears added Mission style elements to give it a unique appearance.  Once you have seen this model in real life, it’s doubtful you would miss spotting one again, even if it has been modified […]

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