Houston Heights Association hosts home tour
The 2012 Houston Heights Association Holiday Home Tour will take place Friday, Nov. 30, and Saturday, Dec. 1.
Six decorated homes in Houston Heights will be open to the public on the Carols by Candlelight Holiday Home Tour.
John and Diedre Reed at 606 E. Eighth St. will open their home for viewing, a Louisiana cottage furnished with antiques and oddities. Alyssa Parrish and Michael Bublewicz of 528 Arlington will share their renovated 1920s cottage, recently nominated for the Houston Heights Association's Community Improvement Award.
Marisa and Gavin Hurd recently updated their 1894 Queen Anne Victorian cottage at 946 Arlington. The 1915 Craftsman Bungalow at 433 W. 24th St., owned by Brad Wise and Shireen Taylor, is a selection of the National Register of Historic Places.
Shanna Ross and Mary Beth Reuter's home at 1008 West 15th is a contemporary addition to the tour, filled with stained concrete floors, exposed ductwork and framed by neighborhood trees. Finally, Adolphus and Celisa Pressley will open their home at 1522 Alexander, an eclectic 1920s Bungalow restored with reclaimed materials.
Food trucks will be available throughout the tour and visitors are encouraged to finish their holiday shopping in the local shops and boutiques in the area.
The tour will be open from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, and from 3-9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1.
Tickets will be available at the Holiday Home Tour Headquarters located at Heights Fire Station, 107 W. 12th St. at Yale in Houston or online at houstonheights.org starting Wednesday, Oct. 31. The cost is $20 in advance for the full six-home tour, or $25 on tour days. Per-home tickets will also be available for $5. Proceeds for the event go to the Houston Heights Association.
For more information, visit houstonheights.org or call 713-861-4002.
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