Tag Archive | Sears Starlight

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 […]

The Sears Houses of Pleasant Ridge (Cincinnati)

The Sears Houses of Pleasant Ridge (Cincinnati)

Oh Cincinnati, I haven’t forgotten you.  In fact, no serious Sears House researcher would ever forget about Cincinnati.  Why?  Because it’s the home to the most Sears Houses ever built.  That have been located so far, that is. I’ve been on numerous day trips to Cincinnati to get pictures of some of the houses that […]

Aladdin Homes in Alpha

Aladdin Homes in Alpha

I’ve mentioned in previous posts that there were other companies that sold house kits through mail order catalogs. One of them was the Aladdin Co. of Bay City, Michigan.  Some researchers of kit houses believe that Aladdin may actually have sold more houses than Sears, and that may be true, as Aladdin sold houses by […]

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 […]

Three Sears Houses on Alton Ave (Dayton)

Three Sears Houses on Alton Ave (Dayton)

A few weeks ago, I gave a talk about Sears Houses at the 29th Annual Miami Valley Planning and Zoning Workshop in Dayton.   I was honored to be asked, as the workshop is a big deal in the local area, and it gave me the opportunity to show off some houses that are outside […]