West Broadway Neighborhood Association and the Providence Preservation Society to Host House Tour
Tour-goers will have the opportunity to explore the architectural charm of the West Side of Providence by stepping into stunning private homes, urban gardens and innovative artist’s studios.
The West Broadway Neighborhood Association House Tour and the Providence Preservation Society are offering a glimpse inside Providence’s best West Side homes. “Creative Conversions” is a signature event that offers tour-goers the opportunity to explore the architectural charm of the West Side by stepping into stunning private homes, urban gardens and innovative artist’s studios. From 10 a.m.–4 p.m. on Saturday, October 6, participate in a self-guided tour that will feature an array of unique homes between Hammond and Harrison streets. The tour will begin at Providence Hmong Church and will include stops from eighteenth century homes to modern loft-style apartments. Tours cost $15-$20 in advance and $20-$25 day-of per ticket.
As you stroll the neighborhood, grab a bite to eat at one of the area’s local food stops. Sip on a nitro brewed coffee from the Nitro Bar, bite into a croissant from Seven Stars Bakery or munch on something more substantial from Julian’s, nicks on broadway and more. The weekend event also begins with an optional preview party on Friday, October 5, at 6 p.m. at the Albert T. Mansfield House. The evening will feature local art, food, drinks and a silent auction. Tickets to Friday’s preview party include admission to the walking tour the following the day and cost $100 in advance, $125 day-of.