After World War II, millions of returning GIs were ready to start families and find homes in the growing suburb of Wyoming.
The variety of architecture in Wyoming enhances our community's charm and sense of history. The work of one local architect, Walter Cordes, adds a particular flair to Wyoming's architectural variety with his unique designs that ranged from Tudor Revival to Cape Cod to Modern.
Nowadays you may have to drive far to find a Sears, Roebuck & Company retail store, but houses built from Sears kits are easy to find here in Wyoming.
Get a map and walking directions to see seven homes on Wentworth Avenue, Wilmuth Avenue, Springfield Pike, and Burns Avenue that represent the architectural variety of the early 20th century
To help you appreciate the city's charming variety of homes during your outings, What's Up Wyoming has updated six posts on the significant architecture styles in Wyoming, with suggested walking tours to see specific homes described in each post.
Two new architectural trends dominated in Wyoming during the Baby Boom years of 1946-1964: the Modernist house and the ranch house.
The variety of architecture in Wyoming gives our community its charm and sense of history. One local architect, Walter Cordes, designed over 40 homes in Wyoming during the 20th century, with an impressive range of styles.
Sears offered hundreds of house designs in their Model Home catalogs and sold over 75,000 kits across the US during the years 1908-1940.
The homes built in Wyoming from 1900 to 1940 show a tremendous range of architectural styles. This article is third in a series about Wyoming’s architectural variety.
On a spring day 157 years ago, Robert Reily called a meeting of his neighbors to be held in his home, Twin Oaks, for the purpose of naming the village that was rapidly developing
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