Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Santa Clara Historic Home Tour 2009

Early bird registrations, saving you $5 on a general admission ticket, for the Home Tour end this Friday, October 31. Home tours take place Friday, December 4, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Saturday, December 5, Noon - 5 p.m.

Visit the Santa Clara Historic Home Tour website and purchase tickets.

This year's featured homes are:
  • James K. Davis House, a recently renovated Stick Eastlake Victorian mansion once owned by a blacksmith who came to Santa Clara in 1875
  • Rollie M. Proctor House, a wooden Pioneer-style house owned by a prominent furniture store owner
  • Maloney House, a Queen Anne cottage once owned by a farmer connected with Laurelwood Farm
  • Bacigalupi House (pictured above) It was built for the daughter of an Italian immigrant family and originally located at 901 Grant St. which is now 3100 The Alameda, this home was restored as part of a Jesuit Community Residence project and moved to its present location.
  • Gothic Revival, circa 1880. Representing one of the earlier styles of homes during the 19th Century in Santa Clara, this is one of the few remaining of this style. (Refreshments will be served here.)
Find out more by visiting the Santa Clara Historic Home Tour website.

posted by mb