Thursday, May 6, 2010
The Paul Rudolph Foundation is pleased to announce an invitation to visit the Yanofsky residence in Newton, MA.
As covered by the New York Times and organized by a local historic group, tickets can be purchased directly from Historic Newton
Rudolph's house is just one of the many structures featured. You can learn more about its history here
And from their Press Release:
Newton, MA . . . Historic Newton will hold its 28th Annual Newton Tour on Sunday, May 23 from noon to 5 pm.
The Newton House Tour offers the public a rare opportunity to tour private residences throughout the city. The tour showcases a wonderful selection of outstanding renovations, restorations, old and new architecture, interior design and landscaping.
This year, there are 10 properties included on the tour, encompassing a variety of styles in neighborhoods throughout the city of Newton.
For example, there is a Carriage House in Newtonville. The current owners knocked down the 1960 garage that did not match the original house and rebuilt a new carriage house, matching the character of their 1910 home, while housing 3 cars, a large gym, two new baths and a guest suite. Additional homes on the tour include:
West Newton – c.1876 Stick Style
Newton Corner – c. 1890 Brick Queen Anne
Chestnut Hill – 1957 Modern - Designed by renowned architect Rudolph house/green features
Newton Lower Falls – 1878 Italianate
Newton Center – 2009 Contemporary Arts and Crafts with "green" features
Newtonville – 1900 Shingle Style
Newton Highlands – 1910 Colonial
The Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds
Tickets cost $25, ($20 for members) when purchased by May 21, or $30 ($25 for members) when purchased on the 22nd or 23rd of May. Tickets can be ordered online at the nonprofit's website
For more info. contact HISTORIC NEWTON at 671.796.1450.