Tag Archive | Beatrice Lask

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 […]

And the winner is…….Cincinnati

And the winner is…….Cincinnati

It’s not really a contest.  But there is a winner.  And, like the majority of Sears House researchers expected……the winner is Cincinnati!  By a landslide! But, what’s this contest all about? Since 1986, when the National Trust for Historic Preservation published a field guide to houses purchased as kits through the Sears Modern Homes catalogs, […]

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 […]