Friday, January 25, 2008

2008 Willo historic home tour February 10th in Phoenix

[Source: Willo Historic District] -- Sunday February 10th, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., is the 2008 Willo historic home tour & street festival. Willo Home Tour is an annual event that promotes the neighborhood through advertising at local establishments and the media. The positive attention that comes from the tour has brought many anew resident to Willo. Additionally, the monies raised from this event enable the community to pursue neighborhood improvements including traffic mitigation, community wide activities, the Willo web site, and subsequent Willo Home Tours. Between twelve and fourteen homes open their doors to the public the Sunday before Valentine's Day. A variety of homes from Tudor to Spanish Revival - Bungalow to Ranch style homes dating from the 1920's through the 1940's will be on tour. Stroll Willo's tree lined streets from house to house, or jump a trolley that will carry visitors throughout the neighborhood. Willo is just west of Central Avenue between Thomas and McDowell Roads from 1st to 7th Avenues. ADMISSION: $15 day of event or presale online discount; free for children 12 years and younger when accompanied by a paying adult. For more information, click here.