Where Are You, My Little Gingersnap?

Sometime in the late 1990s, my then-husband and I visited this Aladdin Magnolia at a Sunday open house. We were living in Alton, IL at the time, and often we’d visit open houses in the area – purely for sport. Of course, in the 1990s, I didn’t know...

Oscar Heppe’s Ivanhoe

Almost five years ago, I wrote a blog on the Sears Ivanhoe in LaGrange, Illinois (discovered in a promotional flyer), and mentioned that it’d be fun to have a contemporary photo of the 1913-built house. Some time later, William Frymark found the house in...