April 22, 2024

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Alexandria Garden District Holiday Tour of Homes set for Saturday

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Alexandria Garden District Holiday Tour of Homes set for Saturday

Alexandria’s Yard District Getaway Tour of Houses is back again this yr. The tour is from 4-7 p.m. Saturday and commences at the First United Methodist Church , 2727 Jackson St.

The featured residences are in the Garden District Countrywide Register District and the Alexandria Publish-War Suburbs Nationwide Sign up Historic District.

At just about every household, homeowners will be on hand to give website visitors extra info about the residence.

Ticket are $25 and can be bought on the net or forward of the event at Southern Stylish, 3200 Jackson St. Tickets and maps will be obtainable on the day of the tour. For more facts or tickets visit eventbrite.com.

The Alexandria/Pineville Conference & Readers Bureau lists information and facts about the houses on their website www.alexandriapinevillela.com

Christ-Scientist Edifice, 1734 Albert St,  was built in 1927, as a sanctuary of the Christian Science denomination.

Christ-Scientist Edifice 

1734 Albert St.

Created in 1927, this sanctuary of the Christian Science denomination welcomed worshipers for prayer and healing for about 90 a long time. The developing housed at the time housed a reading room and several Christian Scientist speakers from all over the state spoke right here. The stucco exterior partitions, 6 ornamental knee braces on the entrance gabled façade, and rafter tail supports alongside both of those its aspect rooflines are defining options of a instead distinctive Bungalow architectural style. This neighborhood church is within the Nationwide Historical Register Garden District and was purchased not long ago by Catherine Davidson and Sara Hopper. 

The Kellam-Redmond-Hughes Home, 1924 White Street, was built in 1922. The Craftsman-style cottage has had only three family owners in its nearly 100-year history.

The Kellam-Redmond-Hughes Property

1924 White St. 

Designed in 1922, this virtually 100 yr-previous Craftsman-fashion cottage has found only three family proprietors. Clarence W. Kellam, opened the city’s initially Ford dealership (1917), the Redmonds owned the residence properly into the 21st century, and now J. Ross Hughes has restored the distinctive residing spaces. Outside, this 1920s property functions French doors and five ornamental columns along the front porch and side carport porte-cochere. The interior has its original tricky-wood floors, authentic windows, and other time period architectural characteristics. The home remains on a stunning corner in the heart of the Alexandria National Register Backyard garden District. 

The Adams-Farrington-Lord Home, 2101 Elliott St., is a simple, wood frame cottage built in the mid-1930s.

The Adams-Farrington-Lord Dwelling

2101 Elliott St.

This house on a stunning tree-lined avenue is a uncomplicated, wooden body cottage crafted in the mid-1930s. Its prominent architectural characteristics contain an integral screened-in front porch established underneath a steep side gable roof and a sizeable, decorative brick chimney. The home sits on a double-great deal and the residence consists of a two-tale garage condominium with balcony, two-motor vehicle garage, and storage rooms. The very first residents provided the Adams and Farrington households. In 2010, present entrepreneurs, Adam and Megan Lord, moved from New Orleans and knew this was the best property for them. They have spent the final 11 many years restoring its first character and attraction, introducing a few of their very own touches, and raising their boys in this very well-created, roomy residence. 

The Michael Small Residence, 903 Pierson St., is a late 20th Century Mediterranean-style home. At almost 30 years-old, it is the newest home on the tour.

The Michael Little Residence

903 Pierson St. 

This late 20th Century household is a Mediterranean-design and style oasis in the center of the town.  Although virtually 30 decades-old, the home is the newest household on the tour. The ground approach consists of big rooms and numerous residing spaces built for entertaining or owning big get-togethers. A circular generate allows guest to arrive Beautiful tall pines and dwell oaks grace the house. The builder positioned more recent property on a avenue very first paved in 1941 and found within the earliest segment of the Alexandria Write-up-War Suburbs Countrywide Register Historic District. 

The Kahn-Davis Home, 3132 Marye St., was built in 1947 and is a part of the city’s post-World War II expansion.

The Kahn-Davis House

3132 Marye St.

Crafted in 1947, this unique brick household has a cozy design and is a part of the city’s submit-Globe War II expansion. All the streets top out to McArthur Push, a town bypass constructed in 1942, noticed growth in the fast write-up-year several years. During the 1950s and 1960s, the Kahn relatives lived in this article and Arthur Kahn owned Koblen’s Jewellery retail store downtown. Now the property of Mike and Carolyn Davis, the home functions formal and casual living areas and lovely sights of aged-advancement live oaks, magnolias and lush landscaping outside the house.  

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