58th Annual Park Slope Civic Council House Tour
The 2017 Park Slope Civic Council House Tour, a self-guided walking tour, will take place Sunday, May 21, from 12 noon to 5:00 pm. Ticket-holders will receive a handsome illustrated brochure describing the history and interior of each home. Following the Tour at 6:00pm, there will be a lecture by local architect-historian Francis Morrone at The Berkeley Carroll School at 181 Lincoln Place; house tour tickets are required.
Starting Point: Beginning at 12 noon on May 21, tickets will be sold, shoe covers will be available and House Tour brochures will be distributed at our starting point – Poly Prep Lower School, 50 Prospect Park West at 1st Street.
The House Tour funds the Park Slope Civic Council’s Grants Program. Your participation in the 2017 House Tour helps to ensure the funding of our 2018 grants, and for that we are most grateful.
Information for members of the public:
Purchase Advance Tickets @ $25 online:
Tickets purchased on-line will be available soon.
NOTE: Please print out your receipt and bring it to our Starting Point on the day of the Tour, to exchange it for your ticket.
Purchase Advance Tickets @ $25 from Merchants and Realtors:
Beginning May 1 until close of business May 20, visit the following merchants:
Dwell Residential, 335 7th Avenue
Brown Harris Stevens, 100 7th Avenue
Dixon’s Bicycle Shop, 792 Union Street
Dizzy’s Diner, 511 9th Street
Ideal Properties Group, LLC, 78 7th Avenue
Warren Lewis Sotheby’s International Realty, 89 7th Avenue
Zuzu’s Petals, 3745 th Avenue
Purchase Day of Tour Tickets @ $30:
Sold only at Poly Prep Lower School on Sunday, May 21 beginning at 12 noon.
Restrictions inside Tour homes:
No children under 10 with the exception of infants in front packs.
No smoking, food, drinks.
No large backpacks.
No opening of closets, drawers or cabinets.
Shoes must be removed or shoe covers put on.
No photos or videos of any kind. No use of any electronic or digital equipment inside homes.
Contemporary artwork is a hallmark of this 1907 Neoclassical home erected by Walter M. Bristow to designs by architect Axel S. Hedman. On the parlor floor are works by Brooklyn artist Haena Kang and New York City artists Neil Powell and Jeffrey Rothstein. The dining room features interesting wallpaper by artist Jessica Zoob for Romo. In the beautiful, spacious kitchen is banquette seating with a custom zinc top table. A handsome staircase ascends to the upper floor where a master bedroom leads to an adjoining terrace and a huge bathroom includes a shower with a skylight.