Today, Saturday, May 14, 2011 is the 20th Annual Riverside Vintage Home Tour from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. which is organized by The Old Riverside Foundation.
The tour will feature six historic homes, including the Ames-Westbrook House, an 1888 Queen Victorian home, which is also a Riverside Historic Landmark!
Tickets are $18 the day of the tour and include admission to the restoration faire at the Peter J. Weber House at 1510 University Avenue, and the chance to win a lovely gift basket. Click here for a map of the tour homes.
The tour proceeds are used to encourage the conservation of historic neighborhoods, sponsor educational programs on historic preservation, assist homeowners and building trades to learn preservation requirements and techniques for the preservation and maintenance of heritage structures, and promote dialogue among all preservation groups and individuals.
The Old Riverside Foundation is a non-profit, civic organization incorporated July 25, 1979 and is dedicated to the recognition, appreciation, and preservation of the built environment throughout Riverside and the Inland Empire.