Tag Archives: Dearborn MI

West Side Story: The Probable And Improbable Wardway Whitmores Of Detroit’s West Side (Updated)

The Wardway Whitmore is an exceedingly rare kit home, seeing as the only known mentions of it are in the 1931 Wardway Catalog, and in this 1930 ad. Knowing that an ad for this model was released in early-mid 1930, … Continue reading

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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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