View Elegant North Shore Homes and Help

June 24, 2012

Some of the North Shore’s most beautiful metro Chicago real estate will be open for touring this Wednesday in support of a worthy cause.

Wednesday, June 27 marks the 26th annual House and Garden Walk to benefit the Chicago Lighthouse.

lighthouse logoEach year, North Shore families volunteer to open their homes for viewing in order to raise money for the Chicago Lighthouse Associate Board, a group of women from Chicago and the North Shore — all volunteers — who raise awareness about the services offered at the Chicago Lighthouse, a foundation that has helped the visually impaired for over 100 years.

Since 1986, the Associate Board has raise more than $1.4 million for the cause.

Wednesday’s walk begins at beautiful North Shore Congregation Israel in Glencoe and includes a tour of four elegant homes around Highland Park.

There will be guides at each house to discuss the decor, furniture, antiques or anything else of interest.

Buy your tickets beforehand and save.

What: The Chicago Lighthouse Board’s 26th Annual House and Garden Walk

When: Wednesday, June 27 from 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Where: The walk begins at North Shore Congregation Israel, 1185 Sheridan Road, Glencoe

Cost: Tickets purchased by June 26 are $60; the price is $85 on the day of the event

Purchase: To get tickets, call (312) 997-3679 or e-mail events@chicagolighthouse.org

More: For more information, visit chicagolighthouse.org

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