Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society builds on its annual Historic Home Tour with a series of events entitled the Centennial Home Tour Week. The week celebrates the Centennial of the Town of Highland Park and is designed to generate awareness of the roles history and preservation play in enhancing the quality of life for everyone who lives and works in the Park Cities communities.
The 2013 Centennial Home Tour week will be one of the many ways the 100 years of The Town of Highland Park will be celebrated. Proceeds from the luncheon will fund scholarships at Highland Park High School for graduating seniors who plan to study architecture, history, or another major related to the preservation of our heritage. The purpose of these scholarships is to promote an interest the fields of study related to historical preservation of the Park Cities Communities.
As part of the festivities, there will be shopping discounts at participating retailers in Highland Park Village and Snider Plaza. A Patron Party will be held in a private home on Wednesday, April 3 . Thursday, April 4 will be the 2nd Annual PCHPS distinguished Speaker Luncheon Series presented by Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty at the Dallas Country Club and features Dealey Decherd Herndon as keynote speaker. Lucia Hrncir is this year’s Chairperson; Honorary chairs are Heather and Ray Washburne, with Scott Murray as Emcee. An afternoon book signing is planned for Friday, April 5, details to be announced soon. The 11th Annual Historic Home Tour and Boutique presented by Allie Beth Allman and Associates and D HOME takes place on Saturday, April 6th. There are 4 homes from prestigious streets Shenandoah,( c1926, tudor) Preston Parkway,( c1943, tudor) Crescent Ave., (c1918) and Lakeside Drive,( c1922) will be admired. Cindy Brewer is the historic home tour chair, Cindy Alexander the boutique chair, and Michelle Wood Sunday open house chair. The week’s events conclude on Sunday with the Centennial Sunday Open House featuring properties for sale in the Park Cities of historic or architectural significance.
Wednesday, April 3 – Patron Party
Thursday, April 4 – 2nd Annual PCHPS distinguished Speaker Luncheon Series presented by Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty at the Dallas Country Club featuring Dealey Decherd Herndon as keynote speaker. is this years Chairperson, Honorary chairs are Heather and Ray Washburne, with Scott Murray as Emcee.
Friday, April 5 – Book Signing
Saturday, April 6 – 11th Annual Historic Home Tour and Boutique presented by Allie Beth Allman and Associates and D HOME
Sunday, April 7 – Centennial Sunday Open House
Dallas Country Club
4155 Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75205
Luncheon only $75 Online Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society
Tour: Advanced Tickets $20 each are available at Tom Thumb.
Day of Home Tour, tickets are $25 and can be purchased at all locations.
Ticket package for both the Luncheon and Home Tour: $90 each.
Home Tour tickets can be mailed to 25 Highland
Park Village, Suite 100, Box 286, Dallas,