Poor Little Westly in Northern Illinois
In 2003, my friend Rebecca Hunter drove me to an Midwestern suburb and showed me this Sears Westly (see pictures below). She made me close my eyes as we pulled up to the house. Sitting squarely in front of it, I exclaimed that it looked like a nice little Westly. Then she giggled and pulled forward, so I could see “The rest of the story.”
I gasped in horror. Incredibly, someone built a neighborhood behind this once-darling Sears Westly. Sears Homes are a piece of America’s architectural history and should be cherished and appreciated and valued. They deserve better than this.
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