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The Kit Homes of the Grosse Pointes, Michigan

The Grosse Pointes (commonly shortened to “The Pointes”) is a group of idyllic suburbs Northeast of Detroit, MI. These communities were originally part of Grosse Pointe Township, but broke up over various reasons in the late 19th and early 20th … 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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