Old House Society Warehouse
Visit the Warehouse at 214 E. Douglas in Bloomington, Illinois to find one of a kind treasures for your home!
October 26, 2019 we are celebrating our 40th Anniversary! Come check out what is in the Warehouse after the latest salvages.
Downtown Loft tour
Please join OHS for a special event at 218 North Center Street in Downtown Bloomington. Fred Wollrab has opened his new loft apartments for a tour to benefit the Old House Society on February 29, the day of the Quadrennial. Four lofts will be open for touring as well as light hor d'oeuvres and wine.
Admission is $10 for this special benefit -- doors open from 4:00 until 8:00.
Pay at the door or purchase a ticket at the Warehouse.
Save the Vrooman Mansion Windows
The Vrooman Mansion is in need of your help! In keeping with our mission to support preservation of our architectural heritage Old House Society is supporting the Mansion in its project to renew and preserve all the stained glass windows in the Mansion through a grant and publicity for their Gofundme campaign. Follow this link to their GoFundMe page to make a donation!
Join the Old House Society
We're so glad you are visiting our website! We hope you will find something helpful here and visit our warehouse in Downtown Bloomington, Illinois!
But very importantly, we hope you will join Old House Society and support architectural preservation in McLean County. We cannot do this work without your help!! Your membership dues support the warehouse, where materials for rehabbing old houses are available, as well as valuable advice from our talented staff!
Please follow this link to join!
Annual Member Meeting
The Annual Member Meeting on February 24, 2020 at 5:30pm will be held at the Historic Normal Theater! In addition to board member elections, we will have Anthony Green, the Privy Digger, who will talk about privy digging and what he has found after years of exploring abandoned privies.
So please join us for the Annual Member Meeting, meet the board members and learn all about what was left behind in your great- grandparent's privy!