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    • Ornamental concrete block articles

    • concrete construction; concrete masonry;
    • Articles related to ornamental concrete blocks. Articles include: "Built for permanency : glass, granite-faced or plain water-proof concrete blocks, are ideal building unites for homes or buildings"; "Ornamental concrete block houses" by J....
    • Bibliography

    • architecture, domestic; Barns; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings; Outbuildings; Stables;
    • Bibliography to: Remnants of our rural past : coach houses, stables, barns and outbuildings in Elgin, IL 2006 / by Rebecca Hunter ; sponsored by the Elgin Illinois Heritage Commission.
    • Catalog pages

    • architecture, domestic; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings; Barns; Outbuildings; Stables;
    • Catalog pages about mail-order stables, barns, and outbuildings.
    • Catalog Homes

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Dwellings; historic buildings;
    • Catalog pages of catalog homes
    • Function index

    • architecture, domestic; Barns; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings; Outbuildings; Stables;
    • Coach houses, stables and barns in Elgin, Illinois arranged according to apparent original building function.
    • Style index

    • architecture, domestic; Barns; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings; Outbuildings; Stables;
    • Coach houses, stables and barns in Elgin, Illinois arranged according to building style.
    • Address index

    • architecture, domestic; Barns; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings; Outbuildings; Stables;
    • Coach houses, stables and barns in Elgin, Illinois arranged according to street address.
    • Age index

    • architecture, domestic; Barns; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; historic buildings; Outbuildings; Stables;
    • Coach houses, stables and barns in Elgin, Illinois arranged according to the approximate age of the residential building on the property.
    • Purveyors index

    • architecture, domestic; concrete construction; concrete masonry; Elgin (Ill.) -- History;
    • Concrete block and cement purveyors in Elgin, Illinois 1900-61
    • 7041

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: #7041; Style: hipped side gable, 1 story; Address: 814 May, Elgin; Documentation: exterior detail matches catalog photo.
    • Concrete block

    • Elgin, Illinois; Dwellings
    • Model: ?Concrete block; Address: 572 Page, Elgin, Illinois; First owner: Sirovoy, Henry R. and Thelma; Documentation: 6/13/35 Sears reposessed from Mildred H. Riedner; 7/6/38 Sears resold to Joseph Rieger(?) per grantee/grantor records Kane Co. IL....
    • Alhambra

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Alhambra; Style: Spanish, hipped roof, 2 story; Address: 53 S. Crighton, Elgin; First owner: Parry, Carl; Documentation: original owners grandson lives there, has blueprints dated 2/23/24. Historical notes: family lived in a small building...
    • Alpha

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Alpha; Style: Side gable, gabled porch, 1 story; Address: 617 Cleveland, Elgin; First owner: Scott, Willard V. & Norma; Documenation: owner found Sears labels and part numbers; 1st City Directory listing: 1927.
    • Americus

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Americus; Style: Foursquare; Address: 1577 E. Chicago, Elgin; First owner: Leatherman, Ida; Documentation: Part numbers in basement, attic, in walls and ceilings. 9 shipping labels. Name of owner and "Sears" stamped on underside of...
    • Ardara

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Ardara; Style: Side gable, 1.5 story; Address: 1011 Cedar, Elgin; First owner: Miller, Walter & Ida; Documentation: Owner saw part numbers on attic rafters, was told at the time of purchase that it is a Sears home; 1st City Directory...
    • Argyle

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Argyle; Style: front gable, 1 story; Address: 25 S. Melrose, Elgin; First owner: Benner, Arthur & Erna; Documentation: Par numbers on floor joists in basement; Historical notes: Edward and Sarah lived at 27 S. Melrose; 1st City Directory...
    • Argyle

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Argyle; Style: front gable, 1 story; Address: 316 Wilcox, Elgin; First owner: DeWitt, Earl L. & Helen; Documentation: son of previous owners of 315 Wilcox, also house, remembers this is a Sears house. 1st City Directory listing: 1923.
    • Avalon

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Avalon; Style: front gable, wrap porch, 1.5 story; Address: 214 Plum, Elgin, Illinois; First owner: Bullard, Charles E.; Documentation: friend of niece of former owner reports it is a Sears house. Unique Sears front door. Exterior detail...

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