Society Tour of Homes

Programs featuring homes on the tours


The Society is busy planning our triennial historical Tour of Homes expected to be held in October 2019. We are looking for GH/MC residents to volunteer to lead the following roles for the tour: 
      • Publicity Chair 
      • Docent Chair 
      • Sponsor Chair
      • House Captain(s)
      • Tour Program Editor 
Your strong interest in preserving and promoting our historically significant and beautiful homes is the most important qualification. Prior experience is a plus but not necessary. Please contact Karen Riggs, 2019 Tour of Homes Coordinator, at  ghmctourhomes@gmail.com or 614-315-1770 for more information about the 2019 Tour of Homes, the responsibilities associated with these roles, or to volunteer for a chair position. Chair persons will receive a complimentary ticket to the Tour of Homes and a complimentary one-year membership to the Society. 




2016 Tour

Four HOMES OF HISTORICAL & AESTHETIC SIGNIFICANCE, and an historic church

  • 1291 Lincoln Rd. - Lincoln Road Chapel (originally Grandview Heights Congregational Church - 1911)
  • 1144 Grandview Ave. - The Alexander Residence (originally the Thomas J Tune home - 1921)
  • 955 Urlin Ave. - The Kramer / Celeste Residence (originally built by Colonel George D. Freeman - 1904)
  • 1122 Fairview Ave. - The Cabot / Konieczko Residence (originally built by J. Upton Gribben - 1901)
  • 1150 Fairview Ave. - The Cabot Residence (newly built Cabot home - 2014)

2013 Tour

Marble Cliff, Grandview, and the Bellows Connection

  • 1449 Arlington - The Leach Residence (originally the Charles C. Bellows residence - 1910)
  • 2041 West Third - The Voelker Residence (originally the F.H. Auld residence - 1910)
  • 1430 Cambridge Blvd. - The Evans Residence (originally built by William A. Jackson - 1917)
  • George W. Bellows (1882 - 1925) Retrospective - An overview of the work of the world-renowned Columbus artist

2010 Tour

A Broad View with a Grand View

  • 1070 Broadview - The Detore-Graner Residence (originally the Billy and Frances Bott residence - 1916)
  • 1050 Broadview - The Teteris Residence (originally developed by Billy Bott - 1924)
  • 1163 Broadview Ave. - The Phillips Residence (originally built for Walter and Edith Wilson - 1905)
  • 1179 Broadview - Bernhard Residence (originally built by William Jackson - 1918)

2007 Tour

FIVE BEAUTIFUL HOMES OF HISTORICAL & AESTHETIC SIGNIFICANCE

  • 2015 West Fifth Ave. - Marble Cliff Manor (originally the Lanman residence)
  • 1143 Westwood Avenue - Riggs Residence (originally the Willoughby residence)
  • 1087 Broadview Ave. - Baker Residence (originally the Gunther residence)
  • 1415 West Second Ave. - Keller Residence (originally the Ralph Kempton residence)
  • 1156 Westwood Ave. - Bills Residence (originally the Chester Niple residence)

2004 Tour

FIVE BEAUTIFUL HOMES OF HISTORICAL & AESTHETIC SIGNIFICANCE

  • 1101 Broadview Ave. - Randazzo/Farmer Residence (originally the Siebert residence)
  • 995 Woodhill Drive - Balch Residence (originally the Tibbals residence)
  • 987 Grandview Ave. - Brannan Residence (originally the "Poor House")
  • 1051 Urlin Avenue - Harris/Hess Residence (originally the Harry Freeman residence)
  • 1234 West First - The Szabo Residence (originally the Murray Lincoln residence)

2001 Tour

Five Marble Cliff Homes

  • 2000 West Third Ave. - Murray Residence (originally the Dowdell residence)
  • 2041 W. Third Ave. - Voelker Residence (originally the Auld residence)
  • 1492 Roxbury Road - Studebaker Residence (originally the Skeele residence, designed by Frank Packard)
  • 1445 Roxbury Road - Lachey Residence (originally the Weinman residence, designed by Frank Packard)
  • 1539 Roxbury Road - Our Lady of Victory Convent (originally the Casparis residence)

 

1998 Tour

arlington place

  • 1490 Arlington Ave. - McGregor Residence (originally the Price residence)
  • 1935 West First Ave. - Davis Residence (originally the Butterworth residence)
  • 1550 Roxbury Road - Sisters' Residence (St. Raphaels) (originally the Samuel Bush residence)
  • 1600 Roxbury Road - Frick/McKay Residence (originally the J.E. Miller residence, designed by Frank Packard) Note: on the National Register of Historic Places

1995 Tour

four BEAUTIFUL HOMES OF HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE

  • 1800 Goodale. - Johnson Residence (originally the Walcutt residence, 1901)
  • 1149 Ashland - Delavaris Residence (c1910)
  • 1696 Merrick Rd. - Britt Residence (c1890)
  • 1355 Arlington - Lowmiller Residence (1941)

1990 Tour

a blend of old and new

  • 1192 Grandview - Tri-Village Studio (originally the Salzgaber farmouse, 1902-1904)
  • 1313 Lincoln - Liberatore Residence (c1908)
  • #5 Stonegate Village - Arthur Residence (1988)
  • #4 Stonegate Village - Ziegler Residence (1988)

1982 Tour

tour and art exhibit

  • 971 Grandview -Franklin Residence
  • 1645 Ridgway Place - Hughes Residence (late 1920s)
  • 1083 Wyandotte - Glander Residence (1902)
  • 1131 Broadview - Allardyce Residence (1908)

1980 Tour

4th annual tour

  • 1149 Ashland - Borger Residence (1910)
  • 1063 Urlin - Meyer Residence (originally the Forest residence)
  • 1051 Urlin - Manack Residence (1895)
  • 1104 Westwood - Clark Residence
  • Historical Society Meeting Room - Grandview Heights Public Library

 

1978 Tour

may 21, 1978

  • 987 Grandview Ave. - Murphy Residence (originally the Poor House, 1832)
  • 1100 Urlin - Lach Residence
  • 1080 Wyandotte - Palmer Residence
  • 1087 Lincoln - Voelker Residence (designed by Frank Packard)
  • 1425 Arlington - The Ireland Residence (originally the Casparis Castle)

1977 Tour

goodale to third, broadview to roxbury

  • 1101 Broadview - Tovell Residence (1907)
  • 1085 Westwood - Fridenstine Residence (1909)
  • 1183 Wyandotte - Tomlinson Residence (c1911)
  • 1342 Licoln - Stegmeier Residence (1911)
  • 1492 Roxbury Road - Palmer Residence, designed by Frank Packard (1896)