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The Detroit News Plan Book Home And The Home Builders Channing: A Curious Case Of The Chicken And The Egg

For many years, newspapers and other news publication have sold home plans. The Detroit News was no exception. From 1923 to 1924, the Detroit News sold a home plan that had a marked resemblance to the Sears Barrington, Sears Brookwood, … Continue reading

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A Neighborhood of Wardway Homes in Flint, MI

(Republished with permission from Kit House Hunters;¬†authored by Andrew Mutch) As I was researching the origin of the neighborhoods of Wardway homes in Pontiac, Michigan, I discovered a connection between those houses and the General Motor’s subsidiary Modern Housing Corporation. … Continue reading

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Hello! I Made A Thing!

This is my blog. There are many like it, but this one is mine. However, unlike those other blogs, this one will focus on kit houses.

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