The Phoenix historic home district of F.C. Story is holding the 24th Annual F.Q. Story Holiday Home Tour and Gift Sale on December 6th and 7th.
Here are the particulars:
When: Saturday, Dec. 6 from 6:00 – 9:00pm (Luminaria Night)
Sunday, Dec. 7 from 11:00am – 5:00pm (Food and gift vendors)
Where: 9th Avenue and Lynwood Street (1 block south of McDowell)
How much: $15 ($14 with non-perishable food donation). No charge to walk street, fee is to tour home interiors.
The F.Q. Story Historic District consists of 602 homes dating from the late 1920’s and spanning a wide variety of architectural styles such as English Tudor, Craftsman bungalows, Spanish Colonial and Neoclassical.
10 restored homes along Lynwood Street will be open for tours. On Saturday evening there will be Dickens Carolers and luminaries to set the holiday atmosphere. Sunday brings dozens of food and craft vendors.
Tickets are required to view the home interiors, but are not required to wander the street and vendor areas.
Proceeds go to the association to continue efforts to install period lighting, maintain their web site, and work with other Phoenix historic districts. A “few thousand” visitors are expected according to the FAQ page on their site.
Phoenix homes tend to have a reputation of being nothing but stucco and tile roofs. Here’s a great opportunity to see some early Phoenix homes in a multitude of styles.
Interested in a home in the F. Q. Story Historical District? Here’s a search of all the homes currently listed for sale: