Six unique and historic Burlington residences are featured on The Heritage Trust Tour of Homes. This year's tour promises to be the grandest ever, featuring three high-end condos, two 19th century mansions, and one of the oldest homes in Burlington.
The tour will be Saturday, September 25 from 10 am to 4 pm and Sunday, September 26 from noon to 4 pm. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased in advance: in Burlington at Weird Harold's, The Iowa Store, True Value, Hy-Vee on Agency; as well as in West Burlington at the Great River Medical Center gift shop. Tickets can also be purchased at any of the home locations during the tour. One ticket admits to all six tour homes.
The homes on this year's tour include:
- The Dean and Cindey Nordman home at 800 N. Sixth St. This high style Queen Anne features a wealth of ornamental detail.
- The Ron and Carol Schmidgall home at 610 N. Fourth St. This modern sixth floor condominium in a former hospital building has unmatched river views.
- The Randy and Janell Gearhart home at 719 Columbia St. Eclectic decorating and antiques complement this Italian Villa masterpiece.
- The Dana Johnston home at 211 N. Fifth St. This upper story condominium was once the dance floor at the Spider Web, Burlington's youth center in the 1960s.
- The David and Kay Weiss home at 713 N. Main St. Likely the oldest structure in Burlington, portions of this highly visible "restoration in progress" date to the 1830s.
- The Dwight and Sue Mulch home at 231 S. Third. An incredible and imaginative modern condominium occupies the top floor of a former auto dealership.
The Heritage Trust is an all volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and restoration of Burlington's architectural resources through education, action, and advocacy.
Sponsor: Heritage Trust