The Grandview Heights Historic District in West Palm Beach will be hosting their 15th annual historic home tour on Sunday, April 01st,  between 3 – 7 pm. This home tour will mark the 100th birthday of the oldest section ofGrandviewHeights, one of the oldest neighborhoods inWest Palm Beach. Located within walking distance to City Place and the downtown Clematis Street Historic District, the Grandview Heights Historic District has become one of the most desirable residential neighborhoods in West Palm Beach due to its superb location and eclectic, old southFlorida atmosphere. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places with the oldest section of the neighborhood having been established in 1912, this neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of historically significant architecture in the city, such as Spanish Mission, Mediterranean Revival, Florida Bungalow, Art Deco and Dutch Colonial Revival. 

This year’s tour features 14 homes, the biggest ever, with various styles, such as craftsman bungalow, victorian italianate, spanish mission and Mediterranean revival in different stages of restoration.  11 of the homes have never been shown in the past, including one which dates back to 1912. Highlights of the tour this year include art exhibits by locally acclaimed artists at Grandview Gardens Bed & Breakfast, a complimentary street party including a full meal, wine, soft drinks and live entertainment by Samm, one of the areas most popular jazz singers.

Tickets can either be booked in advance for $ 25 (plus small booking fee) online at www.historichometours.com or by calling 659-6721. Tickets are $ 30 on the day of the tour and can be purchased in front of the Armory Art Center in Howard Park. Visit www.grandviewheights.net for more information.

At the time of this blog post, Grandview Gardens still had 1 room available for the weekend of the home tour.  Call fast to reserve!