Walking Tour of Woodland Heights by Preservation Houston
I have gone on several Preservation Houston Walking Tours of downtown Houston areas. They are all fascinating and led by very knowledgeable people. This coming Sunday, August 14th, their 90 tour will be in my neighborhood of Woodland Heights.
Woodland Heights was a streetcar neighborhood of downtown Houston that was started in 1907. It is now a premier part of the Heights.
By 1907 the Victorian house style was being replaced by the Arts & Crafts Movement. Craftsman bungalows were thus predominant, as were cottages and foursquare homes. These are the home styles that will be featured on this 90 minute docent-guided walking tour.
Notes on the tour are quoted from their website below:
Please note that this is an exterior tour only. The tour will not go inside any buildings.
Tickets will go on sale at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, August 14, 2016, in front of Travis Elementary School, 3311 Beauchamp Street. Admission is $10 for the general public ($7 for Preservation Houston members and students with valid ID). Those who walk, ride a bike or use public transit to get to the tour will receive a $2 discount. Children 11 years old and under are admitted free. Tickets may be charged to Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover. The last tour group will leave just after 6 p.m. Advance reservations are not required for this tour.
Note on start time: It has been my experience with these tours that they go in small groups. So the first people arriving go in the first group; later people wait for the next groups to fill up.
See my Page on Woodland Heights for history, house styles, home prices.
Also see my Heights Interactive Map to see how Woodland Heights fits in with other Heights neighborhoods.
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