Dale and Rebecca found Sears Modern Home #174 while out tooling around in Iowa City a few weeks ago.
I have nothing more to add.
I’ll let the pictures tell the sad story.
But I warn you – do NOT scroll down unless you have a strong stomach! Graphic images to follow!
Modern Home #174 was a rare house. I've never seen one in real life.
Not very big, either. In fact, it's a mere 18 feet wide.
Upstairs, you can see what a small house this is.
Looks promising, doesn't it?
Oh my. Oh me, oh my. If I knew how to embed music, I'd have the music from the shower scene in "Psycho" inserted here. This house has suffered a gruesome, wretched demise, far worse than any horror flick. Photo is copyright 2014 Dale Wolicki and may not be used or reproduced without written permission.
At least when Buster Keaton did something similiar to a kit house, it was funny.
To learn more about Buster Keaton’s short “One Week,” click here.
To see a blog on America’s 14 Ugliest Houses (which features a Sears Kit home originally featured on my site), click here.
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