Laurie A. Flori
Pen Name: None
Born: 1961 in Litchfield
Flori was born in Litchfield and lived in Carlinville. She currently resides in Springfield.
Biographical and Professional Information
In 1983, Laurie Flori & her husband David purchased a Roseberry Model Sears Home in Standard Addition in Carlinville, Illinois. The decision to purchase the house was the beginning of a fascination for Laurie that would span several decades. After they restored the home, it was featured on many TV Shows including HGTV's Dream Builders, A BBC Documentary, CNN, WTVP, WCIS, WCIA, FOX & more. At that time, many magazines & newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune & St. Louis Post Dispatch, also featured the Flori's Carlinville home & Laurie's story.
Flori has a massive collection of Sears Homes memorabilia and catalogs. She shares her love and fascination for Sears Homes in her book Additionally Speaking.
- Additionally Speaking- The saga behind the largest collective of Sears Homes in the world- Volume 1, Brown Paper Publications ,2005
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Additionally Speaking: A Chronological History of the Sears, Roebuck & Company Homes Saga in Carlinville, Illinois
Release Date: 2005-09-25
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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