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Historic Grant Park 41st Annual Tour of Homes - May 16 & 17, 2015
Come “Stroll Through Time” in Grant Park this Spring!
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Back by overwhelming demand our Spring tour of homes theme, “A Stroll Through Time,” takes the unique approach in organizing homes, businesses and historic sites, from the oldest to the newest to tell the amazing stories of one of Atlanta’s original “streetcar suburbs.” And this neighborhood is still evolving over a century and a half! Grant Park is home to antebellum houses, Queen Anne Victorians, bungalows and even post WWII ranches, but also contemporary lofts and thriving businesses. A theme this year will focus on residential changes and additions through time. See how modest residences were expanded in creative ways throughout the decades and how homes, just built in 2014 to historic standards, are packing a lot of living in traditionally small footprints!
 
The event benefits the Grant Park Neighborhood Association, just as it has for 41 years. 100% of funds go to Grant Park neighborhood projects, supporting our schools and public safety, with a special neighborhood project match to be announced soon…stay tuned!
 
INCLUDED with admission:
  • •  How to research your home’s history seminar
  • •  Behind the scenes of a project under renovation
  • •  “Meet the architect and contractor” tours of new homes and recent expansions
  • •  Tour a residential historic preservation tax incentive recipient
  • •  Special hours to meet the horses at the Atlanta Mounted Patrol horse pastures
  • •  See “raw” alignments of the Atlanta BeltLine in the southeast corridor before paving begins
  • •  Tour booklet full of coupons and specials to bring back on your next visit to Grant Park!
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  • …and more to be added…
 
Volunteer to be a Home Greeter for 2.5 hours - get a free Tour AND Grant Park Mothball (Fall 2015) Ticket!
Order Tickets - $25 for adults, $10 for children under 18 (children 3 and under free)
 
When you order online you will pickup your ticket (tour booklet) at the ticket booth the weekend of the tour, which is located at the historic Erskine Fountain at the intersection of Cherokee Ave. and Ormond Street.
 
Please PRINT A RECEIPT to take to the ticket booth if ordering online during the weekend of the tour.
 
For Information please contact Abbi Rebeneck, Tour Coordinator


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Admission: Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 the day of tour. Children are $10.
Event Phone: 412-770-8491

Presented by:
Grant Park Neighborhood Association
Atlanta, GA United States 30312

Directions
Traveling south or north on I-75/85 through downtown Atlanta, Exit onto I-20 going east. Take exit 59A, Boulevard, and travel north towards Memorial Drive. Take a left (West) on Memorial Drive. Turn left onto Cherokee Avenue at the second traffic light. Travel 6 blocks south on Cherokee Avenue to the Milledge Avenue entrance to Grant Park. Milledge entrance to Grant Park.

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