Join us at the Festival of Historic Houses on , for a behind the scenes tour of Providence and Providence homes. #pvdhousetour
One of the region’s most anticipated heritage tourism events, the Festival of Historic Houses grants visitors access to historic homes not typically open to the public.
The 2017 Festival explores the Upper Elmwood Historic District, boasting opulent architecture from one of Providence’s greatest growth periods in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Friday, June 2, 2017 — Preview Party: A Night at Knight
Help support PPS and Knight Memorial Library at a special kick-off cocktail party at the stunning c. 1896-98 Webster Knight House, built by the founder of Fruit of the Loom.
Saturday, June 3, 2017 — Tour from 10:00 am–4:00 pm
Check-in begins at 9:45 am at Knight Memorial Library, 275 Elmwood Avenue. Properties are open from 10:00 am–4:00 pm.
PPS, founded in 1956 and recently celebrated its 60th Anniversary in 2016, is a non-profit, citywide membership organization that works to improve Providence by advocating for historic preservation and the enhancement of its unique character through thoughtful design and planning.