Sears Kit Houses

More than 75,000 Sears kit homes were built in the U.S. between 1908 and 1940. This special section explores the Sears mail-order home phenomenon.

Windows on the Past
Carlinville, Illinois celebrates the country's largest collection of Sears kit homes.

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The Preservation of Glazed Terra Cotta

Sound mortar is the first line of defense in preserving terra-cotta systems


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