A self-guided walking tour features eight historic homes and a historic public building within the Lower Haight and southern Hayes Valley neighborhoods.
The Victorian Alliance 45th Annual House Tour takes place on Sunday, October 21, from 1:00PM to 5:00PM. This self-guided walking tour features eight historic homes and a historic public building within the Lower Haight and southern Hayes Valley neighborhoods. Featured in this year’s tour are four San Francisco landmarks, including the Nightingale House and the historic Woods Hall Annex on Haight Street, now the home of the Haight Street Art Center. At the Art Center tour guests may also enjoy complimentary refreshments, perhaps to enjoy the community garden, and peruse our gift shop for some early holiday shopping. Be sure to see the historic mural inside Woods Hall Annex.This year’s tour brings new energy to our tour, with more adaptive reuse of historic spaces, as well as embracing new artistic sensibilities. VA’s mission includes educating communities on the value of their historic architecture and interiors and preserving them in ways that accommodates new ideas.
There is much to see while strolling the historic tour route with an illustrated program as a guide. Comfortable shoes and layered clothing are always desirable; stair climbing to view upper floors should be anticipated. Street parking is limited; public transportation is highly recommended. Consider the Haight Street #6 and #7 bus routes, or the Fillmore #22 to reach the tour.
Proceeds of this annual fundraiser benefit The Victorian Alliance Grant Program which has awarded more than $350,000 to worthy historic preservation projects since its founding in 1973.
Online ticket sales are available on our website, and a mail order form may also be downloaded from the site.
Ticket Price: $55.00 online, mail order and day of tour.
For more information contact House Tour co-chairs Gail Baugh and Rob Thomson, firstname.lastname@example.org