Tag Archive | Sears Alhambra

A Sears House under serious restoration

A Sears House under serious restoration

A couple of weeks ago, my husband Frank and I went on a day trip to South Bend, Indiana, to get some parts for the classic car we bought earlier this year. Yep, that’s it above.  A 1962 Studebaker Lark.  You don’t see one of these every day. It’s a great old car, but it needed […]

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 […]

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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