Eureka Home Tour Features Varied Styles From Late Victorian to Modern

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A diverse collection of seven Eureka structures, dating from 1879 to 1959 were featured during the Eureka Heritage Society's Home Tour on Sunday, October 4th from Noon to 5:00 PM.Tickets were on sale in Eureka at Affordable Frames, The Works, Plaza Design and Vintage Home Antiques; in Arcata at the Garden Gate and Rookery Books; McKinleyville at Plaza Design; Fortuna at Green's Pharmacy; and in Ferndale at Ring's Pharmacy

Ticket prices were $20 for Eureka Heritage Society Members; $22 for Non-members, and $8 for students.

Ticket prices included a free drawing! (Tickets were also available at all tour sites on the day of the tour.) Complimentary refreshments were served in the Eureka Theatre where short period films were shown throughout the afternoon.
Janet Warren, EHS President, stated that "all tour proceeds fund Eureka Heritage Society events, publications, a Historic Preservation College of the Redwoods Scholarship, and other community heritage activities.

For additional information, call: (707) 442 8937 or (707) 445 8775

Click on the image below for a beautiful high resolution photograph of this year's Home Tour participants. Photography by Robert Fasic & Gary Todoroff.

The sites include:

(Click on the thumbnail photo to link to a high resolution photo)

417 M Street
Began in 1879 as an Italianate-style cottage


235 14th Street
A Queen Anne design, this property is a recipient of the Keep Eureka Beautiful Award


804 3rd Street
Restrained Classical design built by D.P. Simpson


2310 N Street
A unique Humboldt example of the "storybook style".

1515 Buhne Street
Designed by Robert Usher, a Hollywood movie set designer who brought his Hollywood flair
to this mid-century house.


2205 O Street

The newest home on the tour is a sophisticated California ranch-style noted for its half-circle driveway, its openness and inclusion of nature as a design element.

The Eureka Theatre - 617 F Street
A streamline moderne building built by the George Mann Corporation and opened on March 2, 1939



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