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    • Hampton

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Hampton; Style: front gable, 1 story; Address: 624 Cooper, Elgin; First owner: Kruse, Max & Emma; Documentation: Unique Sears front door; exterior detail matches catalog. 1st City Directory listing: 1931.
    • Jeanette

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Jeanette; Style: cross gable, 1.5 story; Address: 512 Holly, Elgin; First owner: Mumme, Fred E. & Nell; Documentation: exterior features match catalog photo; 1st City Directory listing: 1931.
    • Bellewood

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Bellewood; Style: English/Tudor, projecting gable, 1 story; Address: 458 George, Elgin; First owner: Friedrichs, Vernon H. and Hazel O.; Documentation: exterior detail matches catalog photo; 1st City Directory listing: 1931.
    • Mitchell

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Mitchell* (built from Sears plan, not kit); Style: English, crossed gable, 1.5 story; Address: 421 Oak, Elgin; First owner: Newcomer, Daniel & Artelia; Documentation: exterior details, floor plan and room dimensions match catalog. Built-in...
    • Mitchell

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Mitchell ;Style: English, crossed gable, 1.5 story; Address: 635 Wright, Elgin; First owner: Wolf, Frank C. & Anna; Documentation: exterior detail matches catalog photo. Unique Sears front door. Historical notes: Neighbor reports this house...
    • Mt. Vernon

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Mt. Vernon; Style: hipped, 1 story; Address: 810 Lavoie, Elgin; First owner: Benson, Edward J. & Clarice; Documentation: Current owner bought from the builder who said is a Sears kit; Historical notes: built by the brother in law of Mr....
    • Jeanette

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Jeanette; Style: cross gable, 1.5 story; Address: 517 Clark, Elgin; First owner: Weber, John & Maude; Documentation: exterior featurs match catalog photo; 1st City Directory Listing: 1931.
    • Wilmore

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Wilmore; Style: English, extended gable, 1.5 story; Address: 153 Henry Street, Elgin; First owner: Mallory, Harry P.; Documentation: Floor plan and exterior detail match catalog photo; Sears front door. No part numbers visible, as is common...
    • Dover

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Dover* (built from Sears plan, not kit); Style: English, hipped gable, 1.5 story; Address: 862 Shuler, Elgin; First owner: Fletcher, Glen and Frances; Documentation: Sears shipping label dated 12/29/30 was found under the enclosed stairway...
    • Maplewood

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Maplewood; Style: English 1.5 story; Address: 632 Illinois, Elgin; First owner: Rose, Herman & Helen; Knodle, Mrs. Virginia Irving; Documentation: current owner saw part numbers in the attic; 1st City Directory listing: 1931.
    • Berwyn

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Berwyn; Style: Crossed gable, 1.5 story; Address: 65 S. Edison, Elgin; First owner: Wisser, Charles & Louise; Documentation: exterior detail matches catalog photo; 1st City Directory listing: 1931.
    • Solace

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Solace; Style: hipped side gable, 1.5 story; Address: 687 Lincoln, Elgin; First owner: Raywood, Albert H. & Laura; Documentation: part numbers found in the basement by current owner 7/8/98. Floor plan matches. Unique Sears front door. 1st...
    • Mitchell

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Mitchell* (built from Sears plan, not kit); Style: English, crossed gable, 1.5 story; Address: 625 Oak, Elgin; First owner: Vick, Otto A. & Nellie; Documentation: neighbors say it is a Sears house. No part numbers evident 5/26/98. Floor...
    • Osborn

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Osborn; Style: crossed gable, 1 story; Address: 317 Hamilton, Elgin; First owner: Elliott, Myron W. & Clara; Documentation: Unique Sears front door. Owner reports it is a Sears house. Exterior matches catalog photo. 1st City Directory...
    • Park Ridge

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Park Ridge; Style: English/Tudor, 1 story; Address: 670 Bluff City, Elgin; First owner: Rohles, Howard; Documentation: Owner has plans, bills of lading, blueprints, correspondence. The house was ordered in 1929; 1st City Directory listing:...
    • Winona

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Winona; Style: front gable, 1 story, optional bay; Address: 868 Erie, Elgin; First owner: Fredrickson, Charles E. & Elizabeth; 1st City Directory listing: 1931.

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