GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Looking for some inspiration to spruce up your space? You might find it this weekend on the Tour of Historic Homes in Greensboro. From mantels to the floors, the details in these century-old homes are original.
Preservation Greensboro's Seventh Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens will feature a selection of vintage homes in the Fisher Park neighborhood in May as part of National Historic Preservation Month. The tour will highlight stunning features of early twentieth-century architecture that include key themes in American architecture. Participants will gain insights into local history, horticulture, and design
The 2017 Tour is Saturday May 20 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday May 21 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Ticket sales are now available at The Extra Ingredient (801 Friendly Center Road) and Blandwood Mansion (447 West Washington Street). Tickets may be collected at Tour Headquarters at (Old) Temple Emanuel, 713 North Greene Street during tour hours.
The houses on the 2017 tour include:
•The Benbow Residence, 104 Fisher Park Circle, built 1913
•The Sweeney-Penn Residence, 910 Magnolia Street, built 1916
•The Leak Residence, 909 North Elm Street, built 1913
•The Broadhurst-Meyer-Curran Residence, 200 Fisher Park Circle, built 1913
•The Pitts Residence, 114 West Bessemer Avenue, built 1927
•The Thompson Residence, 1101 Virginia Street, built 1917
•The Lindeman Residence, 306 Parkway Street, built 1927
•The Price Residence "Hillside", 301 Fisher Park Circle, built 1928-29
Tickets: Tickets for the historic home tour are on sale beginning Monday April 17th at Blandwood Mansion at 447 West Washington Street, and online at preservationgreensboro.org. Advanced tickets for non-PGI members are $20 and for PGI members $15 (only available at Blandwood and online.) All weekend-of tickets are $25 and can be purchased at any tour home; credit cards are only accepted at Tour Headquarters.
Online and advanced ticket sales end Friday, May 19, 2017 at 5 p.m.