Bennett Homes

1920 Bungalows -- Better Built & Ready Cut

Bennett Kit House - The New Hartford

Bennett Kit Bungalow - The New Hartford

Bennett Homes were manufactured in North Tonawanda, New York. Like the other kit home manufacturers, Bennett sought a part of the lucrative small home market. Progressive social ideals, available land, and optimistic prospects wooed potential homeowners across the US. Though WWI dampened the market somewhat, people were able to buy homes in part because of the ease of construction afforded by the kit home builders.

Bennett Kit Houses

Bennett Kit Homes

Each home was delivered by freight car to the local train depot where the homeowner could pick it up and take it to the job site where a foundation was ready and waiting. In a matter of months, the proud homeowner was able to move in and enjoy the great American dream of homeownership.

For more house plans and kit home information, see plans for vintage Bennett House Plans at Antique Home.

Books

Bennett's Small House Catalog, 1920
Beautiful Bungalows of the Twenties




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