Date(s) & Time(s)::
June 23, 2012 at 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Location: Rudisill and Fairfield, one mile straight East of Foster Park
The Oakdale Neighborhood Association will host its Beautiful and Historic Homes Tour on Saturday, June 23, 2012 from 11-5 p.m. in the Oakdale Neighborhood. Our neighborhood is centered at Rudisill and Fairfield, one mile straight East of Foster Park.
It has been four years since our last home tour here, so the excitement is building. The Oakdale Neighborhood was designated as a Historic Neighborhood in September of 2000.
Pre-sale tickets are only $10.00 and are available at:
1. The Friendly Fox phone: 745-3369 4001 South Wayne
2. Fort Wayne Museum of Art phone: 422-6467
311 E. Main (Downtown)
3. Neuhouser Garden & Gifts phone: 436-8538
4605 W. Jefferson
4. Nature’s Corner Antiques phone: 483-5236
2307 Spy Run
5. Antiques on Broadway phone: 422-6505
Tickets may be secured on the Saturday of the tour at our hospitality tent at Rudisill and Arlington for $12.00.
There are 10 beautiful homes that are on display for self guided interior viewing tours. They include the classic 2 story Tudor (above left) built in 1928 by William Mossman, son of B. Paul Mossman who built the classic West Central Castle Gallery/Mossman home. The Prairie Style home at the right (above) was re-designed by A. M. Strauss for Moses and Hannah Apfelbaum. There is also a one of a kind beauty known as the Benjamin Pollock house. It is one of the few homes ever built that features a central atrium stained glass skylight that runs the length of the 30 foot atrium. Truly a unique home.
Along with these gems are another seven featured homes with very unique pedigrees and designs. This is your chance to acquaint yourselves with the underlying beauty of this classic south side area wonderfully embraced in its towering oak canopy.
Treat yourself to a pleasant walking tour of another beautiful Fort Wayne Neighborhood. The parking is on the street or you may park at the former Taylor University Campus (south side of Rudisill Blvd.) and go from there on the tour.
We look forward to seeing many of our Fort Wayne community at this celebration of our past.
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