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Eau Claire in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Sears Catalog House

1403 Omaha Street

 

—City of Eau Claire Landmark Commission —

 
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By K. Linzmeier, July 15, 2014
1. Sears Catalog House Marker
Inscription.
Historic Building
The Korger family built this "catalog house" in 1910 from a pre-cut numbered kit ordered from Sears Roebuck and Company and delivered to Eau Claire by railroad in two box cars.

Designated August Fifteen
Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Eight

 
Erected 1988 by the City of Eau Claire Landmark Commission.
 
Location. 44° 49.308′ N, 91° 29.32′ W. Marker is in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, in Eau Claire County. Marker is on Omaha Street east of McDonough Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1403 Omaha Street, Eau Claire WI 54703, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Joseph's Chapel (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Eau Claire River Suspension Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Eau Claire’s Connection to the Soo Line Railroad (approx. 0.6 miles away); Walter-Heins (approx. 0.7 miles away); Eichert - Pscheidt (approx. 0.7 miles away); Eau Claire River (approx. 0.8 miles away); City Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away); Eau Claire Public Library (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eau Claire.
 
Also see . . .
Sears Catalog House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 15, 2014
2. Sears Catalog House and Marker

1. Sears Catalog House. "The Sears Catalog House was constructed based on a floor plan that was the precursor of a home that was later called the 'Clyde.'" (Submitted on July 24, 2014.) 

2. The Sears #118. Photos of this house and other Sears #118 houses. (Submitted on July 24, 2014.) 

3. What is a Sears Modern Home?. "From 1908–1940, Sears, Roebuck and Co. sold about 70,000 - 75,000 homes through their mail-order Modern Homes program. Over that time Sears designed 447 different housing styles..." (Submitted on July 24, 2014.) 
 
Additional keywords. Anton Korger House
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Sears Catalog House image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 15, 2014
3. Sears Catalog House
Nearby Signs image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 15, 2014
4. Nearby Signs
Yellowstone Trail
Historic National Automobile Route
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 475 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 24, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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