Local Historic Districts of South Bend Heritage Tour 2015
Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
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An exciting ninety-minute guided bus tour, Local Historic Districts of South Bend Heritage Tour is an experience of the authentic history and development of the neighborhoods with a sub theme on prominent individuals of the past and a second sub theme on national architectural trends. A perfect time to take this tour as South Bend celebrates its 150th year!
2015 GUIDED BUS TOUR DATES:
Friday April 10 4-5:30 pm
Saturday June 13 9-10:30 am
Sunday September 13 4-5:30 pm
Saturday November 7 9-10:30 am
Nine Local Historic Districts on the Heritage Tour include: West North Shore, Riverside Drive, Chapin Park, North Saint Joseph Street/River Bend, Taylor's Field, Edgewater Place, Lincoln Way East, and East Wayne Street. Each neighborhood has contributed to the development of South Bend in a different way and feature unique characteristics including original brick streets, original street lights, outstanding architecture and planned landscaping. South Bend is proud of these neighborhoods and thankful to the neighbors that have been such great stewards of their homes. Bonus sites include select Local Historic Landmarks near Downtown South Bend.
Board Tim's Tours bus in Downtown South Bend. Bus pickup/dropoff site is near the corner of West Washington/Michigan in Downtown South Bend near 1st Source Bank/Double Tree Hotel building. Bus will conclude at same site of pick up.
When & Where
Historic Preservation Commission of South Bend & St. Joseph County
Established in 1973, Historic Preservation Commission of South Bend & St. Joseph County's primary function is to identify buildings, structures, sites and objects, which are architecturally or historically significant.The Commission was also granted authority to draft preservation guidelines and plans, advise other agencies on matters concerning historic sites and structures, and assist and educate the public. The Commission's jurisdiction includes the City of South Bend and the unincorporated areas of Saint Joseph County.