Get Inspired At The 2016 “Come Home To Lakewood” House And Garden Tour

This lush perennial garden is a House Tour highlight.

Ready to begin a home renovation project but lack vision and a master plan? Then don’t miss the 2016 “Come Home to Lakewood” House and Garden Tour, Sunday, September 11, from 1 to 6pm and discover all the inspiration and idea generation you could possibly need to ignite your creativity.

The eagerly-anticipated tour features eight residences, a stunning perennial garden, one of Lakewood’s last remaining carriage houses and the Nicholson House, Lakewood’s oldest frame residence. Each structure has a unique story to tell of preservation and restoration. Showcasing Lakewood’s diverse housing population, this year’s tour presents outstanding examples of Tudor, Colonial Revival, Arts and Crafts, Queen Anne Victorian, Prairie and Craftsman architectural styles, each with contemporary upgrades that honor the integrity of the original architectural design.

Begin your House Tour weekend at the Patron Party Saturday, September 10, 6-9:00 p.m. The Patron Party house, not on Sunday’s tour, is a grand Colonial Revival featuring three gabled dormers. Enjoy food, beverage, entertainment, and the opportunity to bid on a wide variety of silent auction items and enter the Instant Wine Cellar raffle. Patron Party tickets are $75 and include a ticket for Sunday’s tour. They and the $25 general admission tickets, can be purchased online at; at the Oldest Stone House, 14710 Lake Avenue by mail or during business hours. Additional locations for general admission tickets are listed below. The tour sells out, so get your tickets before they’re gone! For more information, call the Oldest Stone House at 216.221.7343.

Ticket Outlets:


The Oldest Stone House, 14710 Lake Ave.

Beck Center for the Arts, 17801 Detroit Ave.

First Federal of Lakewood, 14806 Detroit Ave.

Geiger’s Clothing and Sports, 14710 Detroit Ave.

Rozi’s Wine House, 14900 Detroit Ave.


Around Town

Mitchell Sotka, Antiques, 19071 Old Detroit Road, Rocky River

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Volume 12, Issue 17, Posted 10:25 PM, 08.16.2016