Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

"A community’s physical form, rather than its land uses, is its most intrinsic and enduring characteristic." [Katz, EPA] This blog focuses on place and placemaking and all that makes it work--historic preservation, urban design, transportation, asset-based community development, arts & cultural development, commercial district revitalization, tourism & destination development, and quality of life advocacy--along with doses of civic engagement and good governance watchdogging.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Historic preservation Tuesday: Weekend holiday house tour

From the H-DC list/website:

Holidays Through History
Open House

Saturday, December 6
4-8 p.m.

Fee: Adults: $16 in advance, $20 at the door; Children: $10

Celebrate the holidays with four of Washington’s most historic homes—Anderson House, Dumbarton House, Tudor Place, and the President Woodrow Wilson House—at this annual yuletide pilgrimage. Stroll through the four festively decorated mansions while enjoying special live performances of holiday music at every site. At Anderson House, experience a Gilded Age holiday with decorations, carolers, and light refreshments inspired by early 20th century traditions. Shuttle bus transportation will be provided between museums. Purchase tickets here.

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