2020 Chestnut Hill Great Houses Tour

By Chestnut Hill Community Association (other events)

Sunday, May 31 2020 1:00 PM 5:00 PM EDT

An Architectural Tour with Designers & Contractors Onsite
By Chestnut Hill Conservancy & Chestnut Hill Community Association

Advanced online ticket sales will end Friday, May 29 at 4:00 pm.
You may buy a ticket on the day of the tour at Church of St. Martins-in-the-Fields beginning at 1pm.

The Great Houses Tour welcomes you to explore SEVEN fabulous Chestnut Hill homes, representing many different architectural styles and eras of construction. All of these homes have been adapted for contemporary living while embracing the community’s history and landscape.

Once you buy a ticket, we will have your name on our registration list at check-in site located at Church of Saint Martin-in-the-Fields, 8000 Saint Martins Lane, Phila., PA 19118.

Presented jointly by the Chestnut Hill Conservancy ( and the Chestnut Hill Community Association (, the Great Houses Tour is designed to celebrate and share the ways that traditional and contemporary design can coexist in this historic and architecturally extraordinary community. The hosts at each house include their architects, designers, and contractors to connect you to a wealth of information. No number of questions for them is too many!

Make it a day in Chestnut Hill! Many restaurants and shops will be offering discounts for Great House Tour attendees – enjoy lunch or dinner at a participating restaurant and receive a 10% discount.

The locations of this self-guided tour will be revealed on the day of the tour, at the registration check-in location. This tour is a rain or shine event.

Thank you to our generous sponsors:
Great Houses Tour Presenting Sponsor

Bryn Mawr Trust

Great House Tour Program Sponsors
Dennis F. Meyer Inc.

Valerie Designs

Studio of Metropolitan Design

Merrill Lynch - Nottingham, Walsh, Goodman & Associates

McEwen Architecture


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Please respect our hosts by not opening drawers, cabinets or closed doors. Wear provided booties in every location and observe the "house" rules outlined in our program booklet. No strollers and photography may be limited at each location. Enjoy your tour!

Chestnut Hill Community Association

Mailing Address

8434 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118