SARATOGA SPRINGS –
The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation, along with Honorary Co-Chairs Dave and Stephanie Collins, will welcome spring with the 2018 Historic Homes Tour. This highly anticipated event offers the rare opportunity to see the interiors of private historic homes of Saratoga Springs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 12. This year’s tour features seven historic homes in the East Side neighborhood: 150 Phila Street; 144 Spring Street; 29 Fifth Avenue; 31 Fifth Avenue; 38 Circular Street; 115 Circular Street; and “Rehabilitation-In-Progress” at 34 Circular Street.
In addition to these homes, Caffè Lena and a condo at 55 Phila Street, the Spencer Condominiums, will be open during the tour.
“We are excited to see the tradition of our annual Historic Homes Tour continue and grow,” said Samantha Bosshart, Executive Director of the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation.
“This year we are particularly honored to be a part of celebrating 150 years of 150 Phila Street with Theresa and John Behrendt at this year’s Porch Party,” remarked Bosshart.
The Foundation will kick off the Historic Homes Tour with an exclusive Porch Party on May 10 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to celebrate 150 years of 150 Phila Street. The party will include live music, wine, and light fare from The Lily and The Rose.
For anyone interested in learning more about the East Side neighborhood, the foundation will host a “Lunch and Learn” on Saturday, May 12 at noon at
the famed historic Caffè Lena, 47 Phila Street. Boxed lunches will be generously provided by The Inn at Saratoga. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit www.saratogapreservation.org or call 518-587-5030.