house tour

38th Annual Historic House Tour highlights city’s hidden gems

May 18, 2017

BY MARIA D. JAMES — Whether you’ve been on the tour several times or not, the Hyattsville Preservation Association’s (HPA) 38th Annual Historic House Tour offers a new opportunity for neighbors to learn more about their community and each other. The annual event will be held on Sunday, May [read more]

36th Annual Hyattsville House Tour to include University Hills

May 10, 2015

BY CAROLINE SELLE — Updated at 10:04 a.m.  Before Mary Kay and Joe Giunta agreed to let their Farragut Street home be part of the first Historic Hyattsville House Tour (HHHT) in 1980, Mary Kay said she told the organizers, “You have to call us a ‘before’ house.” This year will be the [read more]

Artists add local color to annual historic house tour

May 10, 2012

Monna Kauppinen shows her painting of Gallatin Street greenery, one of several she’s done featuring foliage from the city’s annual Historic House Tour. BY SUSIE CURRIE — Members of the Hyattsville Community Arts Alliance exhibit their work throughout the year at Franklins and the [read more]

From distressed to designer

May 10, 2012

BY PAULA MINAERT — When Dan and Meredith Muth bought their brick Colonial in 2010, they had no idea it would be on the city’s Historic House Tour two years later. Built in 1943, it had been rented out for the previous 15 years to many different people and, according to the couple, hadn’t [read more]

Behind the scenes of the house tour

May 10, 2011

BY PAULA MINAERT — The annual Historic Hyattsville House Tour takes place on Sunday, May 15. It’s a venerable city tradition, now in its 32nd year, that draws both city residents and visitors from all over the region to walk through our showcase residences, businesses and other landmark [read more]