Old House Fair Celebrates 20 Years in South Park

| May 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Six South Park properties will be featured at the Old House Fair.

South Park’s Annual Old House Fair, the community’s historic home tour and exhibition, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 19, starting at The Rose Wine Bar, located at 2219 30th Street.

Produced by the South Park Business Group, the Old House Fair brings together vintage home specialists, historic preservation enthusiasts, homeowners, history lovers and community members in celebration of the neighborhood’s unique charm and character.

Marking the fair’s 20th anniversary, six South Park properties will be featured, along with new activities, including a series of free 30-minute talks led by vintage home preservation and restoration specialists. One of the highlights of the fair will be the newly designated historic district, running from A to Elm Streets and 28th to 31st Streets.

Also new for 2018 is an architect-led bike tour of historic and modern homes built by notable architects, departing at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The Rose Wine Bar is the new starting point for the event where the ticket booth, trolley starting point, and exhibitor displays and talks will be held.

Each home tour ticket includes docent-led education and history, trolley access, and a special 20th anniversary program guide featuring South Park’s history and photos of homes on tour from the past two decades. “Deluxe” ticketholders will receive a complimentary mimosa, commemorative tote bag and bike tour ticket.

Home tour tickets are $30, deluxe tickets are $50 and bike tour tickets are $5. Tickets can also be purchased at the event. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.oldhousefairsd.com.

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