CCRA 57th Annual House Tour

  • 18 Oct 2015
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Center City




57th Annual Fall House Tour

Sunday, October 18, 2015

1-5 p.m.



Don't miss the 57th Annual Center City Residents' Association (CCRA) Fall House Tour, Sunday, October 18th  from 1 to 5 pm, rain or shine.  This once-a-year open house tour - featuring 10 spectacular Rittenhouse and Fitler Square homes  -  offers you the rare opportunity to take a look inside Philadelphia's most interesting residences...and meet some of the owners!  This year's tour includes a fascinating variety - from a traditional Delancey Street brownstone to the repurposed Swedenborgian Church; from the inside/outside gardens of a sleek Chestnut Street bi-level apartment to the best views of Philadelphia enjoyed from the 37th floor of the Murano - not to mention a Lombard Street hideaway featuring an indoor Roman bath and also an outside shower designed by mosaic artist Isaiah Zagar.  We are grateful to this year's tour sponsors:  AMC Delancey, Clemens Construction,  Allan Domb Real Estate, Robin Apartments and Dranoff Properties.


The self-guided tour begins at Trinity Center for Urban Life, 2212 Spruce Street in Fitler Square or Beth Zion Beth Israel (BZBI) at 18th& Spruce Streets (½ block from Rittenhouse Square).  Participants receive a booklet with complete tour information, house descriptions and route map which entitles them to a day-of-tour 15% discount on food for dinner at area restaurants (reservations are suggested), including:  Audrey Claire and Twenty Manning Grill, to date.  Parkway Corporation (31 S. 19th Street & 23rd and Market Streets) will offer $10 flat rate parking during the afternoon and evening of the tour.

Tour tickets are $35 each ($30 prior to 10/16). Tickets are available with a credit card through the CCRA web sitewww.centercityresidents.orgby calling (215) 546-6719,  mailing a check to CCRA (1600 Market St., Suite 2500, Phila. 19103) and, after 10/1, in person at the following locations:       


Rittenhouse Hardware, 2001 Pine St.

Pure Florist Design, 500 S. 22nd  St.

Jomici Apothecary, 273 S. 15th  St.

Maxx's Produce, 255 S. 20th  St.

Waffles & Wedges, 1511 Pine St. 

Good Karma Café 2319 Walnut


On the day of the tour:

18th & Spruce Streets, Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel

22nd & Spruce Streets, Trinity Center for Urban Life 

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