Irving Park Historical Society's House & Garden Walk
15 Sep 2012 - 10:00 AM
Our friends at the Irving Park Historical Society will hold a house walk and garden tour on Saturday, September 15, 2012. Visit the interiors of 6 of Old Irving Park’s loveliest homes and 4 additional gardens! An old time trolley car will shuttle you from house to house.
Set aside 4-5 hours to enjoy the tour. Docents guide you through the interiors and refreshments will be available from various groups and churches along the tour route.
What You’ll See…
• An 1856 Italianate, the oldest surviving structure in Old Irving and original homestead of John Grey.
• A1905 Colonial-Revival designed and owned by Elmer C. Jensen, the “dean of Chicago architects.”
• A recently restored 1912 Arts & Crafts home that boasts 11 original stained glass windows.
• A 1906 American Foursquare with many original features; former home of a renowned miniatures artist.
• A lovely renovated 1906 American Foursquare on one of Grayland’s quietest streets.
• The circa 1900 Victorian that kept its porte-cochere even after the demise of the horse and buggy.
The tour’s starting point is the Mt. Olive Church, 3850 N. Tripp (corner Byron).
Pre-Pay Ticket Vouchers are 20$ Each. (25$ at the door).
Ticket vouchers are available at CITY NEWSSTAND – 4018 N. Cicero Avenue or can be purchased online through PayPal at:
http://iphs.org/house-walk/Please print out your Paypal invoice and bring it to the starting point with you as your ticket voucher on House Walk Day!
3850 N. Tripp