Rocky Mount’s Sears Catalog Homes – A Significant Architectural Asset – Part 3

It is my hope that Rocky Mount's Sear's homes will inspire us to consider our policies and programs that highlight and protect our treasured historic architecture.                       - Stepheny Houghtlin I thank Rose Thornton for her tireless work in searching and finding the Sears Catalog … Continue reading Rocky Mount’s Sears Catalog Homes – A Significant Architectural Asset – Part 3

Rocky Mount’s Sears Catalog Homes – A Significant Architectural Asset – Part 2

“If we do not honor our past, we lose our future. If we destroy our roots, we cannot grow.”
— Friedensreich Hundertwasser Austrian-born artist and architect In doing research for the blog, I meet the most interesting people. Yesterday it was Rose Thornton who has provided the photographs of our Rocky Mount Sears homes. We must invite her … Continue reading Rocky Mount’s Sears Catalog Homes – A Significant Architectural Asset – Part 2

Rocky Mount’s Sears Catalog Homes – A Significant Historical Architectural Asset – Part 1

Rose Thornton has got to be one of the most interesting people I could possibly introduce you to. For the last 15 years, she has been traveling around the county seeking and finding Sears Catalog Homes. She writes newspaper and magazine articles, makes TV appearances, lectures. and is the author of The Houses That Sears … Continue reading Rocky Mount’s Sears Catalog Homes – A Significant Historical Architectural Asset – Part 1