Tuesday, January 30, 2007

2007 Willo Historic District Home Tour

Mark your calendar! The Willo Historic District Annual Home Tour is Sunday, February 11 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The tour will feature superb examples of Tudor, Spanish Revival, Bungalow and Ranch style homes dating from the 1920’s through the 1940’s. Tickets are $15 the day of the and can be purchased at the neighborhood's Walden Park at 3rd Avenue and Holly, or online. Willo is just west of Central Avenue between Thomas and McDowell Roads from 1st to 7th Avenues. Trolley cars will carry you to various stops on the tour, or you can enjoy the traditional tour method of walking from house to house.

A Street Fair at the event will offer handcrafted goods, unusual gift ideas, jewelry, antiques, and local artwork. Food vendors will supply a variety of munchies. Willo Home Tour promotes the neighborhood through the advertising both at local establishments and in the media. The monies raised from this event enable the community to pursue neighborhood improvements including but not limited to traffic mitigation, community wide activities, the Willo web site, as well as subsequent Willo Home Tours. Between twelve and fourteen homes open their doors to the public.