My Only Blog With an “R” Rating!

Before you start reading this, please usher the children into another room and/or tell them to cover their ears and hum. Sears only offered two models of kit homes that had a sink in the closet. One was their fanciest house (“The Magnolia”) and the other...

Strathmore + Willard = Strathard?

* * * * * * If you know the precise address of this house, please send it along. It’s in Norwood, Ohio and the street number is 2215 (visible in the photos above). All I need now is the street’s name! Update! Dale Haynes (from our Sears House Facebook...

Lost in New Orleans, Part II

Despite much good help from many good people in New Orleans, the missing Sears House (Model 264P165) remains coquettishly elusive. Perhaps I should put her image on the back of a milk carton with the words, “Have you seen me?” However, while checking out a...

Lost in New Orleans!

What are the odds that this rare and wonderful old Sears House isĀ  still alive and well in New Orleans? I don’t know enough about NOLA to even venture a guess. Last night, I went to a favorite site (Realtor.com) and looked up “houses for sale”...