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by Eric last modified Sep 16, 2011

The Berwyn Historical Society announced its 5th annual Historic Berwyn's House Tour, “Bungalows and More” to be held on Sunday, September 25, 2011, from 12 noon until 5 pm. More details after the jump... As stated in the press release: Berwyn, located in Chicago’s near west suburbs and only 20 minutes away from the Loop, boasts one of the largest concentrations of Chicago-style bungalow homes in the nation. The 2011 tour will showcase the well-preserved...




 

 

Screen shot 2011-09-16 at 8.44.35 AM The Berwyn Historical Society announced its 5th annual Historic Berwyn's House Tour, “Bungalows and More” to be held on Sunday, September 25, 2011, from 12 noon until 5 pm. More details after the jump...

As stated in the press release:

Berwyn, located in Chicago’s near west suburbs and only 20 minutes away from the Loop, boasts one of the largest concentrations of Chicago-style bungalow homes in the nation. The 2011 tour will showcase the well-preserved Art Moderne Silhan House, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, as well as a range of bungalows and other vintage homes. 

Tour goers will learn the history of each home, while gaining valuable ideas and insight for restoring and maintaining their own vintage homes. The 2011 tour’s homes are located in the vicinity of Berwyn’s portion of Route 66, Ogden Ave. Participants may walk, bike or drive between houses that are stops on the tour. Active Transportation Alliance will be providing bike racks. This event is made possible thanks to WhyBerwyn.Com, our Art Moderne Presenting Sponsor. Additional support is provided by GreenChoice Bank, North Berwyn Park District, and State Farm.

All proceeds benefit the Berwyn Historical Society, a non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve, protect and promote architectural and historic resources in Berwyn through advocacy and education.

Advance tickets are available for $20.00 per person. Tickets may be purchased online at www.berwynbungalow.org or at local retailers. Please check our website for the current list of retailers. Tickets can also be purchased on the day of the tour for $25 by cash or check at:  The Berwyn Route 66 Museum located at Ogden Ave. and Home Ave.

For more information, visit www.berwynbungalow.org.
Image via berwynbungalow.org



 

 

 
 
 

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