The Historic Home Tour is an opportunity to take a look inside some of the best preserved, restored, and rehabbed homes showcasing Charlotte’s array of classic residential architecture. The tour may focus on a building style like Craftsman bungalow or mid-century modern, or it may center on a history-steeped neighborhood. Last spring, Historic Charlotte enthusiasts enjoyed Mad About Modern, a tour of local homes presented to highlight the importance of preserving Charlotte’s mid-century modern architecture. These homes exemplify the movement that swept the U.S. and Europe when modern thinking revolutionized art, architecture, and technology. Mid-century modern homes were designed around the idea of functional beauty and feature sleek lines, open floor plans, natural materials and space-age styling.
You can demonstrate your support of historic preservation by participating in Historic Charlotte’s major annual advocacy and fundraising events.
Historic Home Tour
Blast for the Past Supports Ongoing Work
This past October 17, Historic Charlotte celebrated its biggest event of the year at the 13th annual Blast for the Past Preservation Honors and Silent Auction at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art.
Historic Charlotte’s staunchest supporters showed their preservation dedication by attending the benefit event. Live music, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres were plentiful as guests browsed and bid on an array of silent auction items ranging from sports event tickets to beach getaway weekends.
The year’s top innovative historic preservation projects in our community were honored.
Proceeds from Blast for the Past support ongoing preservation and education efforts by Historic Charlotte. Sincere thanks to all who participated.