Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Society Hosts Annual House Tour

Society Hosts Annual House Tour on May 1 featuring the Morse Avenue neighborhood and Glenwood Arts District ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Please join the Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society for our annual house tour on Sunday, May 1, 2011. In this year's tour, we are featuring the neighborhood of our new home on Morse. In addition to several homes nearby on Touhy, Estes, and Glenwood, we will be featuring the United Church of Rogers Park and the former Congregation B'nai Zion. Also featured will be the history of the commercial development of Morse Avenue and highlights of the Mile of Murals in the Glenwood Arts District. Four private homes will also be visited. Prices for this year's tour are $25 for members in advance, $30 for members on the day of the tour, $30 for nonmembers in advance, and $35 for nonmembers on the day of the tour. The tour will be self-guided, and registration will open at 12:00 p.m. at the Society's offices at 1447 W. Morse. Registration will remain open until 4:00 p.m., and the event ends at 5:00 p.m. All attendees will receive a souvenir booklet of the house tour. We hope to see you there!