“We hope to inspire a new generation to learn about Druid Hills and build momentum for the ongoing preservation of one of Atlanta’s oldest neighborhoods,’” said Claudia Keenan, chair of the Druid Hills Homes & Gardens Committee.
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 10, 2012
The Druid Hills Civic Association announces the 2012 Druid Hills Tour of Homes and Gardens & Artist Market – Druid Hills: The Second Century, April 20-22, 2012. The premiere tour of homes and gardens in Atlanta, the tour celebrates the beauty, tradition, and future of the Druid Hills neighborhood. This year’s tour features five spectacular homes and a “collector’s garden.” Three of the homes are celebrating a centennial.
- 794 Springdale – Dr. Doug Bremner & Dr. Viola Vaccarino
- 804 Springdale – Drs. William & Sandra Sexson
- 812 Springdale – Krista Brewer & Gary Flack
- 1156 Springdale – Dr. Janet McNicholl & Dr. Robert Linkins
- 1130 Springdale – Dr. Phil Edwards & Judi Edwards
- 857 Oakdale – M. Evan Lindsay & Dr. Nancy Cox
The event takes place Friday, April 20,10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Saturday, April 21, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, and Sunday, April 22, 1:00 – 5:00 PM. Tickets can be purchased in advance on the website: druidhills.org/tourofhomes/. Proceeds from the tour and the market benefit the Druid Hills neighborhood, Frederick Law Olmsted’s preserved residential suburb, by supporting all aspects of historic preservation, including contributing to the preservation and development of green spaces in this renowned National Register district.
“We hope to inspire a new generation to learn about Druid Hills and build momentum for the ongoing preservation of one of Atlanta’s oldest neighborhoods,’” said Claudia Keenan, chair of the Druid Hills Homes & Gardens Committee. “The homes feature a variety of architectural styles and interior designs that will create an engaging, interactive tour experience.”
About The Druid Hills Civic Association
The Druid Hills Civic Association was founded in 1938 to preserve Atlanta’s Druid Hills neighborhood and to protect the unique heritage of the greenscape and architecture. The Association carries out these responsibilities by exercising vigilance in zoning matters, maintaining a liaison with local governing bodies, informing the citizens of community problems, and promoting the general welfare of the community for the enjoyment of its residents today and in the future.
© Druid Hills Home & Garden Tour P.O. Box 363 Decatur, GA 30031-0363