Tag Archive | Sears Clyde

The Sears Houses in Garden Acres (Springfield)

The Sears Houses in Garden Acres (Springfield)

Hey there, my few and faithful followers.  What a year this is turning out to be, huh?  I know you all have a story to tell about how your lives have been affected by the events that have occurred in 2020.  I do, too, but one thing I didn’t expect to happen was that my […]

10 Sears Clyde models (Dayton)

10 Sears Clyde models (Dayton)

Do you ever wonder where Sears got the name for their house models?  I do!  Some, we know, are named after cities in Illinois, where Sears was based.  A lot of them, in fact.  And some are named after cities where the style of a particular model was popular, like “The Pittsburgh”, and “The Norwood”. […]

Over the River – part 1 – Ft Mitchell, KY

Over the River – part 1 – Ft Mitchell, KY

A while back I did a blog post about how many houses Sears advertised they had sold in Cincinnati.  Over 3,000! That’s a big number, even for a city the size of Cincinnati.  So….that makes us Sears House researchers scratch our heads and wonder…..what did Sears mean by “in Cincinnati”? We’ve pretty much decided that […]

Sears Houses in Hamilton (the city, not the county)

Sears Houses in Hamilton (the city, not the county)

I’ve been doing loads of mortgage record research over the past several months, most of it in the Cincinnati area.  But last fall, I did make a trip to the Butler Co. Record Center, and found quite a few mortgages for building materials or house kits from Sears Roebuck. These mortgages were recorded between 1921 […]