1 Quapaw Quarter Spring Tour of Homes

>> Thursday, May 7, 2009

Sunday, May 10: 1-5 p.m

The Spring Tour of Homes is an annual event that highlights the historic development and heritage of the Quapaw Quarter area of Little Rock. The Quapaw Quarter Association’s 45th Annual Spring Tour of Historic Homes will feature private homes, the newest addition to Little Rock historic downtown inns, and one of Little Rock’s most historic churches.

The Villa Marre house (pictured right), which was saved and restored by the Quapaw Quarter Association, was used in the TV show "Designing Women," and has become a nationally recognized symbol for the quality of Little Rock's historic resources.

This year’s tour will also include the Foster-Robinson House (pictured below) at 2122 S. Broadway; the Senhausen House at 2319 S. Gaines; Rosehaven Cottages Bed & Breakfast at 1410-1412 S. Arch St.; the Nelson Auto Garage (Warehouse Lofts, ca. 1914) at 1509 S. Louisiana; the Annie Ward Cottage at 1508 S. Louisiana, as well as a newly constructed condominium in the River Market District.

This tour will also feature Little Rock's oldest church building, the Cathedral of St. Andrew at 617 S. Louisiana. In recent years, the church has undergone extensive restoration, bringing its original beauty and craftsmanship back to life.

During the afternoon of the tour, the Charlotte John Company will host several open houses in the area. We are excited to participate in such a fantastic event, and look forward to seeing you there!

Below are the homes that will be open:

1521 Cumberland Street

504 E. 6th Street

Open houses hosted by the Charlotte John Co. are absolutely free of charge. Tickets for the remainder of the tour are $15 per person and can be purchased online and at the Little Rock Visitor Information Center at Historic Curran Hall, 615 E. Capitol Avenue. Tickets will also be available the day of the tour at Curran Hall and at selected locations along the tour route. Proceeds benefit the historic preservation programs of the Quapaw Quarter Association.


Sarah M.,  May 7, 2009 at 3:48 PM  

What a great thing! I'll be there as long as the rain hold off.

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