Why? The ads are interesting, providing a documented glimpse of the latest modern features for homes at that time. Best of all, since the houses were special, they're usually still standing and in good shape, thus providing me with good "then and now" posts.
The above ad ran in the Lorain Journal on May 22, 1964 and featured an Amherst Township house built by C. Don Yunker. The ad was basically a plug for Ohio Edison (note the cameo appearance of our pal Reddy Kilowatt).
Perhaps because the house was so new, there was no address listed other than Oberlin Road. And despite the small map indicating its approximate location, it was a challenge to find it. It took me a while "cruising" Oberlin Road via Bing Maps to eventually figure out its location (below) so I could head out there with my camera.
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