Tag Archive | Sears Alhambra

Happy Fall!

Happy Fall!

I love the Fall of the year.  It’s without  a doubt my favorite season.  If you know me personally, you might know that orange is my favorite color, so maybe that’s one of the reasons why Fall appeals to me. Apparently, my love of Fall must prompt me to get out and about hunting up […]

Franklin County Update- part 2

Franklin County Update- part 2

This past week, I got an email from Steve Stephens, the Home and Real Estate writer for the Columbus Dispatch.   Steve said he was writing a story about the Sears Houses in and around Columbus.  He stumbled across this little blog while researching, and asked me for a bit of information. Since they declared bankruptcy, […]

A Sears House under serious restoration

A Sears House under serious restoration

A couple of weeks ago, my husband 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 a […]

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 […]