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April 27th
Austin TX
Preservation Austin’s 27th Annual Homes Tour
Preservation Austin debuted our Homes Tour in 1993 in celebration of the organization’s 40th birthday. Presented annually to honor national Preservation Month in May, these tours showcase our community’s rich heritage and the incredible historic neighborhoods that form the backbone of our city.
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April 28th
Pasadena, CA
30th Annual Bungalow Heaven Home Tour
Come and spend a day strolling down tree-lined streets, viewing historic homes and munching on homemade cookies. On April 28th, you can do just that in Pasadena’s first Historic Landmark District, Bungalow Heaven. The annual Home Tour invites visitors into 8 homes to enjoy docent-led commentaries about the home’s architectural details and history. The annual Home Tour invites visitors into 8 homes to enjoy docent-led commentaries about the home’s architectural details and history.

May 5th
Berkeley CA
44th Spring House Tour & Garden Reception
Set at the wooded base of one of the Berkeley Hills, and within the protective grasp of the hill’s natural curve, an enchanted enclave awaits. Several elegant residences will be open on the afternoon of Sunday, 5 May 2019. Tour goers will visit houses designed by such architects as Ernest Coxhead; Walter H. Ratcliff, Jr.; William E. Schirmer, Roland I. Stringham; Irving F. Morrow & William I. Garren; John Bakewell, Jr.; Claude B. Barton; and Roger Lee. The sanctuary of St. Clement’s Episcopal Church, designed in redwood by Willis Polk in 1908, will also be open during the tour. The land upon which the church stands was donated by the Palache family.
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May 5th
Monrovia CA
37th MOHPG Historic Homes Tour
The Monrovia Historic Preservation Group is pleased to announce the lineup for its 37th Historic Homes Tour, on Sunday, May 5, 2019, from 10 am to 4 pm. Featured on the tour will be some of the really special homes in town – six of our “First Houses” (those built before the end of 1887). Also open for viewing will be the Monrovia Historical Museum and the Anderson House Museum. Be sure to join us on May 5 when vintage “horseless carriages” will roam the streets of Monrovia, ushering in memories of time long past but alive for this special day. Docents will be stationed within each home to share stories, anecdotes, and architectural details of these “Gems of Monrovia.”
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