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Five historic homes, demonstration garden, food trucks and entertainment highlight 12th Garfield Heights Tour

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Come see the stunning Gerlach House, Colonial Revival home of one of Pasadena’s most notable business barons, when the Garfield Heights Landmark District Tour kicks off on Sunday, December 2.

Five homes in the Garfield Heights Landmark District will be featured on this year’s tour, which also includes a peek at the gardens of the Italianate Victorian Gilmore House.  There will also be a demonstration garden tended by a Master Gardener, with alternating garden and tree demonstrations occurring on the hour and half-hour.

This year’s tour, Garfield Heights’ 12th event, also includes a sweetly restored Victorian cottage radiating its original charm; a charming Victorian house featured in the Los Angeles Times in 2000; a restored Arts-and-Crafts home with a sparkling kitchen makeover; and a Craftsman cottage with a delightful back garden.   

Our largest tour yet will offer three food trucks, a coffee station, exhibit booths, vendors, and strolling entertainment .  Saxophonist Avo Franjian will entertain visitors with his saxophone, and local scout troops will stroll the blocks to greet visitors. 

Tour hours are 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; ticket sales begin at 10:45 a.m. Tickets are $25 general admission, purchased in advance; $30 on day of tour. Children under 10 are free. Tickets are available via PayPal at through November 30; or on the day of the tour at the historic Gilmore House, 1245 N. Garfield Avenue. 

Garfield Heights is Pasadena’s second oldest historic district, located 1.5 miles north of the 210 Freeway, west of Los Robles Avenue and south of Washington Boulevard.  Like us on Facebook at