‘Eclectic Eagle Rock Home Tour’ Opens Doors to Craftsman Era

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El Vaquero Staff Writer

The “Eclectic Eagle Rock Home Tour” will feature the the Women’s Twentieth Century Club building and other Craftsman structures Sunday, Oct. 19.

The tour will allow visitors to peruse some the most lovely and interesting homes and gardens in the historic area of Los Angeles, not far from the Glendale College campus.

The club building was constructed in 1913, at the peak of the Craftsman movement.

The club itself, formed by a group of progressive women, is celebrating its 100-year anniversary.

Over the years, it supported the women’s suffrage movement, assisted the Red Cross, and opened a well baby clinic.

In conjuction with the home tour, there will be a juried plein air art exhibition featuring scenic Eagle Rock vistas.

The plein air movement is an outgrowth of Impressionism that focuses on landscape and natural scenery.

Plein air artists are invited to work along the route on the day of the home tour.

The tour, running from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., will start at the Women’s Twentieth Century Club at 5105 Hermosa Ave., Eagle Rock.

Advance tickets are $12 ($10 for the Eagle Rock Association members) and $15 for tickets bought on the day of the tour.

Tickets may be purchased at Le Petit Beaujolais, 1663 Colorado Blvd.; Juice Exchange, 2152 Colorado Blvd.; Auntie Em’s, 4616 Eagle Rock Blvd.; or the Coffee Table, 930 Rowena Ave., all of which are in Eagle Rock.
Tickets may be ordered by tickets via mail at: TERA, P.O. Box 41453, Eagle Rock 90041.

The tour is sponsored by Council member Antonio Villaraigosa, The Observer, the Eagle Rock Post, and the Highland Park News.

The Eagle Rock Association will donate all proceeds from the home tour to efforts that benefit the local community.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call (626) 844-2256, or visit