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Sears Homes of Chicagoland

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Downers Grove Recreation Center

4500 Belmont Road

Downers Grove, IL 60515

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Do you love old homes? On November 17, come and explore the Sears Homes of Chicagoland. From 1908 to 1942, Sears Roebuck and Company sold ready-to-build kit homes through catalogs. Despite the rash of teardowns in the Chicago area, some of these houses have managed to survive. Learn about the Sears homes still standing in Downers Grove and neighboring communities, how to identify them and why they were built.

Lara Solonickne is the creator of the Sears Homes of Chicagoland website (sears-homes.com). She is an architecture enthusiast who enjoys uncovering the hidden stories behind old houses. She holds a degree from Northwestern University.

12:30pm Social, 1:00pm presentation (Light refreshments will be served)

The cost is $10 for non-members and free to Downers Grove Historical Society members. To join or renew your membership, please visit: https://www.downersgrovehistory.org/Membership.html

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Downers Grove Recreation Center

4500 Belmont Road

Downers Grove, IL 60515

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