UCHS Spring House Tour: May 17
On Sunday, May 17, the houses and gardens of University City will be on display among the regional tours of "Philadelphia Open House," an offering of house tours coordinated by The Friends of Independence National Historical Park. This self-guided walking tour with refreshments from 1 to 5 p.m. will feature not only the distinctive architecture of the area, such as 1880's Queen Anne twins in the recently-designated "West Philadelphia Street Car Suburb Historic District," but its garden environments including the English-inspired, planned "Garden City" neighborhood as well.
Tour tickets at $20/person are available now as well as the day of the
tour, from Philadelphia Open House, 313 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
19106-1778, (215) 928-1188. Members of UCHS can purchase advance tickets
at $15/person from UCHS, at 387-3019.
Almanac, Vol. 44, No. 33, May 12, 1998