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2017 GOOD BRICK TOUR

All five locations on the 2017 Good Brick Tour will be open for guided tours from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 29, and Sunday, April 30.
Advance tickets are $25 per person through Thursday, April 27, and may be purchased online at www.preservationhouston.org/goodbricktour
Tickets are $30 per person after April 27 and may be purchased on the days of the tour at each tour location. All major credit cards are accepted.
Tickets provide one admission to each location on tour and may be used both days of the tour. Tickets are not refundable.
You may begin the Good Brick Tour at any location and proceed in any order you choose. The complementary Houston House & Home guide will be available at each tour location.
Street parking is available at all tour locations. Please observe posted parking regulations.
Public restrooms are not available at any tour locations.

• Please wear flat- or soft-soled shoes and be prepared to climb stairs.

• Interior photography and videos, including photos and videos taken using mobile phones, are not permitted at any tour location.

For additional information, e-mail contact@preservationhouston.org or call 713-510-3990, Monday through Friday, during regular business hours.

WELCOME

Dear Friends,

Welcome to Preservation Houston’s 2017 Good Brick Tour. Since 1979, we have presented more than 200 Good Brick Awards recognizing exceptional historic preservation efforts and the people who make them happen. Many of you have told us you would like an inside look at these award-winning historic homes and buildings, so we are pleased to offer you the opportunity to visit five outstanding projects during our fourth annual Good Brick Tour on April 29th and 30th.

Our deep appreciation goes to the owners of these exceptional properties for restoring their homes and buildings to high standards and opening them to our visitors for the benefit of Preservation Houston. This year we are showcasing properties from the late 1800s through the 1920s in neighborhoods across Houston. These are not museum properties, but rather functioning historic buildings that are making significant contributions to their communities and our city.

We also want to thank our many hard-working volunteers, led by our dedicated Good Brick Tour co-chairs Kate McCormick and Peggy Hull, as well as the enthusiastic location chairs, docents and Preservation Houston board members who make this event possible. 

We are very grateful to our sponsors for their generous support of Preservation Houston, which helps further our efforts to create a preservation ethic for Houston. We are especially pleased to have Houston House & Home returns as our exclusive print media partner and thank Tim Beeson, Mike Harrison, Susie Reisenbigler, Barbara Kuntz and contributing writer, Sandra Cook, for creating and publishing the 2017 Good Brick Tour guide.

Most of all, we would like to thank you for attending this year’s Good Brick Tour and for supporting Preservation Houston through your interest and involvement. You are ultimately our best advocates. After the tour, tell your friends and neighbors about the projects you’ve seen, talk about the importance of local landmarks and historic districts in your neighborhoods, nominate projects for future Good Brick Awards and let our public officials know that you care about preserving our shared heritage. 

If you are not yet a member, please join Preservation Houston today by visiting our website at preservationhouston.org/join/.

Thank you, again, for your support. Enjoy the tour.

Sincerely,

John N. Cryer III, FAIA             David Bush
Board President                          Acting Executive Director

 

 

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