2019 Annual Tour of Homes

The Neighborhood of Villa Marie

The 2019 Annual Tour of Homes tickets will be available very soon! The tour name is a hint to those in the know. Do you know the history of the Villa Marie? This neighborhood of houses all built after 1913 has never been featured on an OHS house tour in the past.

Purchase tickets on line for the member discount, or at Casey's, Garlic Press, AB Hatchery, and the Warehouse! Use the "View the Event" button to go to the ticket page in our secure membership website -- log in as a member for member prices!!!!.

 

Ticket prices: $15 for members

$20 for non members

June 8, 2019 -- 10 am to 4 pm

Old House Society Warehouse

Visit the Warehouse at 214 E. Douglas in Bloomington, Illinois to find one of a kind treasures for your home!

Gift the the Street Awards

The Gift to the Street Awards will be made in conjunction with the City of Blooming and Town of Normal on May 14, 2019 in the Fifer Courtroom at the McLean County Museum of History at 5:30 p.m. Please join us to celebrate the preservation of architecture and history in McLean County.

 

McLean County Museum of History

May 14, 2019

5:30 pm

Gifts from the Warehouse

The Warehouse has a good supply of the 1907 publication "Picturesque Bloomington." It is chockful of Bloomington History and memories of yesteryear! $18 to the public and $16 for members.

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!

Social Evening at 206 South Clinton

Please join us for a social evening in one of the older homes in Dimmitt's Grove. This brick home built in 1853 with beautiful gardens will be open for conversation and refreshments. The owner will share the history of his home with attendees.

Donations to the warehouse will be gladly accepted and membership information will be available.

May 10, 2019

5:30 - 7:30

206 South Clinton, Bloomington

$10 donation requested from non-members

 

2019 Tour of Homes

Our easy on-line ticket link -- log in as a member to get member prices!!

Warehouse

Check out the latest Warehouse additions on our Facebook page!

Volunteer for Tour of Homes!

The Annual Tour of Homes can't happen without you! All volunteers receive a free ticket to the Tour!