Tag Archive | Bea Lask

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 […]

An update on “The List”

If you know me, you know I’ve been at this Sears House hunting for a while now.  Several years.  And like I’ve mentioned before in this blog, I’ve made some valuable connections, and some not so valuable, mostly through Facebook. Recently, one of my most valuable connections, Andrew Mutch, did a blog post about the […]

Just down the road in Carthage (Cincinnati)……

Just down the road in Carthage (Cincinnati)……

My last post included some wonderful historical information on a couple of Sears Elmhurst models in Cincinnati. The most important of the two homes is the one that was built in the Carthage area by Sears Home Construction and was open to the public for two weeks.  Great story for sure. Now I have to […]

Laraine Shape and Beatrice Lask

I can’t believe it’s been almost a year since I last met up with my friend Laraine Shape for a day trip to Milford, just outside Cincinnati.  A year.  It seems like yesterday, and it seems like forever ago. Laraine and I connected through social media.  Yeah.  You know.  Facebook.  That big crazy, wonderful, horrible, time […]