Kettering

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 […]

Heritage Point Dr. in Kettering

Tucked away on a quiet little street in Kettering are some of the most beautiful older homes in that area.  In my opinion, at least.  A peaceful, tree lined street, lovely landscaping, and varying styles of architecture, all in just a block or so on Heritage Point Dr. I was on that street a year […]

A Sears Avalon on Avalon Ave

A Sears Avalon on Avalon Ave

In 1920, Sears Roebuck offered a new model, The Avalon, in their Modern Homes catalog. Sears stated “From California comes the idea for this delightful bungalow”. About that same time, some homes were being built just outside the Dayton city limits (now part of Kettering) on a new street named Avalon Ave.  And one family […]

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