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    • 659 Raymond

    • Grocery trade; Commercial buildings; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Historic buildings
    • This collection presents a historical and pictorial record of neighborhood grocers buildings that remain standing in Elgin, Illinois in 2007. Most of these structures are currently being used as residences or small businesses. Some of the original...
    • 813-15 St. Charles

    • Grocery trade; Commercial buildings; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Historic buildings
    • This collection presents a historical and pictorial record of neighborhood grocers buildings that remain standing in Elgin, Illinois in 2007. Most of these structures are currently being used as residences or small businesses. Some of the original...
    • 618 Lillie

    • Historic buildings; Stables; Barns; Outbuildings; Architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.)--History
    • This study focuses on buildings for the accommodation of horses and carriages, grooms and carriage drivers which are still standing in Elgin, Illinois today. Type: stable. Approximate age: ca. 1920.
    • Hampton

    • Dwellings
    • Model: Hampton; Style: front gable, 1 story; Address: 319 Silver, Elgin; First owner: Bremmer, Henry C.; Documentation: owner found part number and verifies floor plan. Unique Sears front door; exterior detail matches catalog. 1st City Directory...
    • Rochelle

    • Dwellings
    • Model: Rochelle* (built from Sears plan, not kit); Style: English, 1.5 story; Address: 722 Parkway, Elgin; Documentation: Unique Sears front door; exterior detail matches catalog.
    • Osborn

    • Dwellings
    • Model: Osborn; Style: Crossed gable, 1 story; Address: 654 Bluff City, Elgin; First owner: Klinger, Alfred E. & Anna; Documentation: Sears part list, papers, part numbers visible; 1st City Directory listing: 1923.
    • Hamilton

    • Dwellings
    • Model: Hamilton; Style: hipped, front dormer, 1.5 story; Address: 652 Grand, Elgin; First owner: Wahlster, Albert & Leona T.; Documentation: Owners neighbor says it is a Sears home. Exterior details match catalog photo. 1st City Directory listing:...
    • Sheridan

    • Dwellings
    • Model: Sheridan; Style: side gable, 1 dormer, 1.5 story; Address: 107 S. Melrose, Elgin; First owner: Koehnke, Charles & Nev; Documentation: part numbers in attic, basement. Neighbor at 57 Clifton played with Koehnke son, says it is a Sears house....
    • 750 Dundee

    • Grocery trade; Commercial buildings; Elgin (Ill.)--History;Historic buildings; Dwellings;
    • This collection presents a historical and pictorial record of neighborhood grocers buildings that remain standing in Elgin, Illinois in 2007. Most of these structures are currently being used as residences or small businesses. Some of the original...
    • Vallonia

    • Dwellings
    • Model: Vallonia; Style: side gable, 1 dormer, 1.5 story; Address: 1019 Hill, Elgin; First owner: Jahnke, Clarence & Della; Documentation: Owner, second husband of original owners wife & neighbors says it is a Sears kit. Exterior detail matches...
    • Somers

    • Dwellings
    • Model: Somers; Style: front gable, bay, 1 story; Address: 639 Oakland, Elgin; First owner: Baughmann, Lewis W. & Hattie; Documentation: part numbers seen 7/12/00 on basement stairs and joist. Unique Sears door and window hardware. Neighbor says it...
    • Hamilton

    • Dwellings
    • Model: Hamilton; Style: hipped roof, dormer, 1.5 story; Address: 300 Illinois, Elgin; First owner: Thornton, James M & Lillian; Documentation: part numbers on the rafters; 1st City Directory listing: 1925.
    • Sunlight

    • Dwellings
    • Model: Sunlight; Style: front gable, 1.5 story; Address: 674 S. Liberty, Elgin; First owner: Wheelock, Russell A.; Documentation: owner found part numbers on joists and other boards in basement; 1st City Directory listing: 1927.

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