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The House Tour: December 14

Victorian and post-Victorian houses--including two homes of Penn people--will be featured in the University City Historical Society's annual house tour Sunday, December 14, from 1 to 5 p.m. While boughs of holly deck the halls, the seasonal decorations share the festive spotlight with recent renovation work, including a just-completed kitchen and a unique redocorated carriage house. Everything from sentimental Victorian Christmas heirlooms to contemporary decor will be on view, showcasing the University City's diversity and eclectic style.

Tickets are $10 per person, available in advance by mail. Send a check, made payable to UCHS, to UCHS, P.O. Box 331927, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult.

On the day of the tour, space permitting, tickets will also be available, after 12:30 p.m., at The Gables Bed & Breadkfast, 4520 Chester Ave., where tickets ordered in advance may also be picked up. For more information: 387-3019.

Return to:Almanac, University of Pennsylvania, December 9, 1997, Volume 44, Number 15