25th Annual Park Forest House Tour

house-tour-ad-2008.jpgPark Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– "Going Green, An Afternoon of Ideas," is the theme of the 25th Annual Park Forest House Tour on Sunday, October 5th from noon to 5p.m.  Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Park Forest Area and the Village of Park Forest, the self-guided tour features homes ranging from cozy to spacious and basic Park Forest homes to custom-built.  The Park Forest Historical Society’s 1950’s House Museum, located in an historic townhouse, will also be on display.

This year the tour will feature homes with features and/or updates to make them more energy efficient and ecologically friendly.  New windows, energy efficient lighting and heating/cooling systems and updated plumbing are some of the green ideas that have been utilized.   

Tickets purchased before October 5th are $10 and may be obtained at Village Hall or from LWVPFA members.  Tickets will be $15.00 the day of the tour.  All tickets may be exchanged on October 5th at Dining on the Green in Downtown Park Forest for a map and brochure describing the houses. The House Tour is in conjunction with the Home Expo sponsored by the Village of Park Forest that will be held on the same day at Dining on the Green