The Hawthorne Effect

It wasn’t terribly long ago that I noticed that the Avondale and the Hawthorne were the same house, with a lone difference: The attic/second floor on the Hawthorne was enlarged, to create livable space. From what I’ve seen out in the world, the Avondale...

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....

Hey, You Good-Looking Norwood, You…

Thanks to Kit House Aficionado Andrew Mutch, I now have pictures of a picture-perfect Wardway Norwood in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Truthfully, if I’d been driving past this Wardway Norwood, I probably would have kept driving because I would not have recognized it as...