Houston Heights Association presents Candlelight Dinner & Auction and Spring Home & Garden Tour
The annual Houston Heights Association will have its Candlelight Dinner & Auction and a Spring Home & Garden Tour, with a theme Harmony: Blending Past & Present, that will feature homes displaying a diverse mix of architectural styles and inviting gardens.
The Candlelight Dinner & Auction on Friday, April 1 at Silver Street Studios will have guests step back into the past to the days of black and white. But as it is April Fool's Day, be prepared for some surprises along the way.
The tour will include homes displaying a diverse mix of architectural styles and inviting gardens. The homes selected for the tour emphasize the success of homeowners in the area creating a unique harmony in today’s homes in the Heights. Tickets purchased on the days of the tour are available at the Houston Heights Fire Station.
- The Ryan Home – 2032 Cortlandt: Originally purchased as an investment property, the owners fell in love with the house and the neighborhood and decided to make both their own.
- The Alexandre/Clarry Home – 2200 Harvard: An entertainer’s dream, this home features a meditation room as well as a secret bedroom entryway, natural stage and show-stopping interior design.
- The Mehta Home – 726 E. 7-1/2 St.: This new Craftsman-style home was constructed with re-sourced materials whenever possible, providing an environmentally sustainable, spacious home for its owners.
- The Scheffler Home – 1127 Arlington: Inspired by other Houston Heights homes, this newly built farmhouse-style home was a labor of love for its owners, who continue to find joy in tending to their gardens.
- The Truxillo Home – 1802 Harvard: A veteran of the tour, this 1893 Queen Anne Stick Victorian home is the epitome of blending past and present with its continual preservation efforts and beautiful garden.
- The Smith Home – 1511 Tulane: Built in 1910, this modest Asian bungalow was purchased in 2014 by the Smiths, who updated the interior and decorated in the Balinese style to provide a cozy home for them and their infant son.