In addition to exclusive access to expertly styled homes, Spring House Tour festivities include a complimentary continental breakfast, a catered lunch, champagne stops, as well as a post-tour cocktail reception.
NEW YORK (PRWEB) May 07, 2018
The New York Junior League (NYJL) will host its 23rd Annual Spring House Tour on Saturday, May 12, featuring self-guided tours of some of Manhattan’s most exquisite residences.
The Spring House Tour features the Home Shopping Network’s “Queen of Jeans” Diane Gilman’s two-story nature-inspired penthouse designed by Manoel Renha; a floor-through apartment at The Pierre Hotel boasting 360 degree views of the City; the home of John Demsey, Executive Group President of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc., transformed by architect Joseph Cornacchia and designer Bibi Monnahan into a colorful collector’s oasis; a Tom Charnock-designed postwar apartment; a Greek Revival-style home that blends modern convenience with old-world elegance; and a Rob Stuart-designed apartment showcasing his signature design details including secret hideaways and pocket doors.
In addition to exclusive access to expertly styled homes, Spring House Tour festivities include a complimentary continental breakfast at the Astor House; a catered lunch at Stickley Audi & Co.; champagne stops and special shopping discounts at Bungalow 5, MacKenzie-Childs, and Rituals; as well as a post-tour cocktail reception at the Michael Aram flagship store. An online silent auction will run throughout the day. Guests and the public may bid via their mobile devices.
Proceeds from the tour support the charitable activities of the NYJL, including the work of its Community Improvement Project. In its sixth year, the Community Improvement Project is an NYJL signature project that creates a one-year partnership with a selected community facility in New York City to increase its impact. The Community Improvement Project partner receives a $60,000 grant in addition to a team of skilled NYJL volunteers to help complete the project and in-kind services for capital improvements. To learn more about the Community Improvement Project or to apply to be the next partner, visit https://www.nyjl.org/cip-rfp/.
General admission Spring House Tour tickets are $100 and a limited number of VIP tickets are available for $250. VIP tickets offer a one-of-a-kind white glove experience featuring black car service for the day with complimentary champagne and water, access to an additional home on the tour, as well as an extra champagne stop at de Gournay and a lunch at Talbots.
House Tour ticket holders can also attend the Spring House Tour Kick-off Party on Friday, May 11, at Room and Board’s Chelsea showroom. Kick-off Party attendees have the chance to enter to win a chair and ottoman set valued at $999. Tickets to attend only the Kick-off Party are available for $20.
The NYJL is grateful for the support of Spring House Tour sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services New York Properties.
A limited number of day-of general admission Spring House Tour tickets will be available for purchase for $125 at the Astor House, located at 130 East 80th Street at Lexington Avenue. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit https://www.nyjl.org/house-tour/.
About the New York Junior League: The New York Junior League (NYJL) is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Since 1901, the NYJL has been a leader in identifying and responding to unmet community needs. Through direct service, collaborations with other community organizations and advocacy, the NYJL provides a positive force for change within the
communities it serves.
Each year more than 2,800 trained volunteers donate more than 250,000 hours of their time to better the lives of women and children in New York City. The NYJL works with more than 50 community-based organizations and public agencies to deliver services and assistance directly to women and children in need.