Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Upcoming Fall Events

Some noteworthy events scheduled throughout the country this Fall:

St. Paul
September 11th 2016
Since it began in 1972, the Summit Hill House Tour has been a hit for Twin Cities’ folks and those far beyond the metro area. In fact, it is one of the most popular historic house tours in the nation.

September 18 – September 23, October 2 – October 7 2016.
 Get an insider’s perspective on New York as you explore Ellis Island, the Met, Rockefeller Plaza and learn about the city’s transition from a Dutch outpost to an American icon.

Broad Ripple Village
September 24th 2016
Since its inception in 2005, the Broad Ripple Historic Home Tour has showcased over 100 historically and architecturally significant Broad Ripple homes. This year will feature even more!

St Paul
September 24th – 25th 2016
"From Mission to Modern", join the largest event in the Midwest showcasing mission furniture and accessories of the American Arts and Crafts Movement (1890 - 1920), but now will include other 20th Century movements including Art Moderne, Art Deco and Mid Century.

San Jose
September 25, 2016 
 Every even numbered year we host the walking house tour that has brought hundreds of people to the neighborhood to see the architecture and nature of the eclectic Cincinnati Neighborhood.

October 9th
 This years event includes an exhibit and tour of Gumby creator Art Clokey's home in addition to our featured houses. 

October 15th
Tour 5 beautiful and eclectic homes, including the Historic Bailey House  (Whittier’s first homestead). Docents will guide you through each one providing details and surprising facts.

October 25 – 26  2016
Side by Side:  Historic Preservation and New Urbanism in Pittsburgh- Lecture and Walking Tour

October 20 – 23 2016
 In its 69th year, the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands returns to downtown Asheville’s U.S. Cellular Center for a production of innovation and beauty.

San Francisco
November 2 – 6 2016
Join us for educational presentations addressing Wright's Late Years and five days of tours of Bay Area work by Wright and others.

November 5th - 6th 2016
 We sponsor a yearly show to raise public awareness about the range and diversity of artisan tiles being produced in the Northwest.

St. Petersberg
November 5th 2016
 The Historic Kenwood Association in conjunction with The Artists Enclave of Historic Kenwood are proud to bring you ‘A Celebration of Art and Architecture’ Home Tour. November 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

November 11 – 13 2016
The Weekend will mark a quarter century of honoring the Craftsman movement, featuring house tours of notable Craftsman properties, along with bus and walking tours of the surrounding neighborhoods.

Garfield Heights
December 4th 2016
 Every two years, Garfield Heights Neighborhood Association  features six of its most beautifully restored and maintained historic homes on its self-guided Home Tour. 

December 5th 2016
 Tour six lovely Winnetka Heights homes, each showcasing the stunning craftsmanship and charm of our historic neighborhood.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Coming Soon: Columns from Bob Winter

Starting this summer, acclaimed architectural historian and longtime American Bungalow contributor Robert Winter will begin making regular posts to this site.

We invite you to submit questions and topics you'd like Robert to discuss by emailing editors@ambungalow.ocm.

 So keep an eye on this blog as we expect the first of his updates to roll out this Summer as you enjoy your latest issue.

- Editor

Sunday, April 24, 2016

A Walk Through A Historic Pasadena Neighborhood

Bungalow Heaven 2016
Click here to view images of the home tour at our site, Ambungalow.com

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Bungalow Heaven: A Look Back

In celebration of the upcoming tour next weekend, here are some pretty historic shots of one of the first Bungalow Heaven events:

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Ten-Year Anniversary of Issue 49: Spring 2006

In anticipation of our upcoming Spring 2016 Edition, here's a look back a decade ago at Issue 49 - Spring 2006.

Photograph by Alexander Vertikoff
On the cover: A dressed-granite fireplace graces the dining room of Brown Gables, a summer recreational retreat in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York, Commissioned in 1910 by insurance executive Clarence H, Kelsey. the camp is one of a string of rustic buildings that nestle along the shoreline of Big Moose Lake, When Eugene and Chris Lozner bought the home in 2000, they also inherited its rich 20th-century family history, including the timber-wolf pelt, which dates from the Kelsey era.

Featured Arts & Crafts Profile: North Prairie Tileworks

Click here to read a sample of Issue 49. Click here to purchase the back issue from our store - 50% off until Summer while supplies last!

The Bungalow Heaven Home Tour

Mark your calendars! The 27th Annual Bungalow Heaven Home Tour is coming up next month. From their brochure:

On Sunday, April 24, visitors can experience the beautiful historic neighborhood of Bungalow Heaven as they stroll through Pasadena’s first Landmark District. Bungalow Heaven is located north of the 210 Freeway, between Lake and Hill avenues. It is bordered on the north by Washington Blvd. and the south by Orange Grove Blvd. During the self-guided tour visitors will be invited to view the interiors of several homes with docent led commentaries. They will also be treated to demonstrations of restoration work, music, and refreshments. Food trucks will be on hand for those who wish to purchase lunch.

Tickets are $20 per person if purchased in advance or $25 on the day of the tour. In addition, the Bungalow Heaven trolley will again offer 45-minute narrated bus tours of Landmark District architecture for $10 per person.
More information on the tour and historical district can be found on their website here.

American Bungalow will be present with a merchandise booth from 10AM to 4PM. We hope to see you there!
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