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May 6th, 2018
36th Annual Home Tour
Each year on the first Sunday in May, MOHPG sponsors a tour of homes in Monrovia. Five to seven homes, representing the wide variety of vintage structures which helps make Monrovia a desirable place to live, are opened to the public. Over 200 volunteers, many who do not belong to the organization, work many hours to make the tour a success, This is MOHPG’s primary fundraiser of the year.
Visitors from outside the immediate area are delighted to discover this “gem” of a city of restored and well-maintained vintage homes. A typical year will find 500-700 “lookie-loos” spending up to six hours (the homes are open from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.) exploring the homes and delving into each house’s unique history. Click here for tickets and more information.
May 6th, 2018
The Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association (BAHA) will hold its 43rd annual Spring House Tour and Garden Reception on Sunday, May 6, 2018, from 1:00 to 5:00 pm.
This year’s house tour takes us to Berkeley Woods, the bucolic hilltop tract adjoining Tilden Regional Park.
Spend a Sunday afternoon in May roaming this little-known neighborhood, take in the peaceful atmosphere amidst verdant gardens, and view a selection of unusual houses, many of them associated with fascinating histories. Tour map, illustrated guidebook, and refreshments will be provided. General admission $45; BAHA members $35.
For more information and reservations, please click here to visit the BAHA website.
May 6th, 2018
Restoration Expo 2018 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Join us for informative talks about the benefits of preservation, and visit exhibitor booths featuring restoration specialists and contractors, landscape and interior design professionals, period and reproduction tile suppliers, and many other valuable resources.
For more information visit the Glendale Historical Society website.
May 20th, 2018
Dr. Robert Winter Award – Champagne Brunch 2018
The Dr. Robert Winter Award is one of the most popular Blinn House Foundation events of the year, and includes a champagne reception, decadent brunch, and the award presentation. Proceeds go directly toward preservation of the 1905 Blinn House, designed by Chicago-based architect, George Washington Maher, in the Prairie School Style. The Blinn House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is designated as a Historic Resource of the State of California, and a Cultural Heritage Landmark of the City of Pasadena.
To RSVP and purchase tickets, please click here.
September 30th, 2018
12th Annual Tour: Bungalows and More
Join the Berwyn Historical Society for our 12th annual bungalow tour, Bungalows and More, on Sunday September 30th, 2018, from noon to 5:00 pm. The 2018 tour will showcase houses and historical sites near and around Proksa Park. Tour goers will see how older houses have been preserved and adapted for modern living.
All participants must check-in the day of the tour at the Berwyn Historical Society headquarters: 1401 Grove Ave, Berwyn, IL 60402. Click here to visit the website.
All proceeds benefit the Berwyn Historical Society, NFP. This event is the Berwyn Historical Society’s largest fundraiser of the year.
Please show your support for this worthwhile organization and join us for the tour. Please send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org