2012 Houston Heights Association Holiday Home Tour "Carols by Candlelight"
Houston Heights neighbors will welcome visitors into their holiday-decorated homes. The Tour provides a rare opportunity to look inside unique spaces that reflect the rich Houston Heights architectural tradition and the personalities of the homeowners. Ticket sales, parking, the shuttle stop and food trucks will be located at the Heights Fire Station, in addition to entertainment by neighborhood carolers.
Homes on tour:
John and Diedre Reed, 606 East 8 ½ St.
Traditional Louisiana cottage filled with antique furniture and unique collections, including blue and white Delftware.
Alyssa Parrish and Michael Bublewicz, 528 Arlington St.
Renovated 1920s cottage nominated for a HHA Community Improvement Award.
Marisa and Gavin Hurd, 946 Arlington St.
1894 Queen Anne Victorian cottage, updated and expanded in 2010.
Brad Wise and Shireen Taylor, 433 W. 24th St.
Circa 1915 Craftsman Bungalow listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Shana Ross and Mary Beth Reuter, 1008 W. 15th St.
Contemporary with stained concrete floors, exposed ductwork, and framed by trees, so prevalent in the neighborhood.
Adolphus and Celisa Pressley, 1522 Alexander St.
1920s Bungalow restored to create an eclectic style using reclaimed materials in the house and furnishings.