ALAMEDA LEGACY HOME TOUR September 23, 2012
Seven houses representing several decades from 1884 to 1947 are featured on the Alameda Legacy Home Tour Sunday, September 23rd from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Learn how Alameda became a city, from the Spanish land grant to the Peralta family, the gold rush entrepreneurs, the rail-roads, the forming of the island, to the filling-in of the Fernside area for houses, and a chance to see one designed by Julia Morgan. Home styles range from the Victorian era - including a work-in-progress, Colonial Revival, Transitional, Arts & Crafts, Spanish/Ranch and Storybook with refreshments and gift shop in garden of one home.
Advance voucher tickets $30 www.alameda-home-tour.org, by mail, and select Alameda merchants. Day of event tickets $35 at Franklin Park – San Antonio & Morton and Alameda Museum 2324 Alameda Avenue. Guidebook/ Ticket/Map will be available starting September 19th at 1:30 to 4:00 at Alameda Museum only for early voucher ticket exchanges and additional ticket purchases through Saturday. Special hours Sunday 11 to 4 for day of event purchases and voucher exchanges. Phone 510-521-1233 to verify hours and ticket availability.
Proceeds benefit programs of two non-profit organizations dedicated to preserving history and architecture on our beautiful island in San Francisco Bay, the Alameda Architectural Preservation Society and Alameda Museum. Tour information 510-523-5907, or by email email@example.com