Oh MY! Look What We Found in Herndon!

You really should join us in the Sears Homes group on Facebook. The old house aficionados in that group are a wild and wooly bunch who really know how to have a good time! 😉 After a recent blog on the “GVT Tower House” in Herndon and some very interesting...

Was it *You* That Sent Me This Photo?

Update! Mystery solved! The house is in Herndon, VA. Click here for more better photos! And click here to see what else we found in Herndon! A few weeks ago, someone sent me this photo (shown below), telling me that they’d always heard it was a Sears House....

Peace Pipes and Fourplexes: The Calumet

The Calumet is a rare Sears kit house that was offered for a brief time in the late 1910s and early 1920s. Sears did offer a few apartment buildings (yes, as kits), and the Calumet was one of them. My favorite feature of the Sears Calumet is the wall-bed, and the...