Historical Walking Tours

April  24, May- 1,8,15,22  Thursday Evenings 4:30-6:30

Presented by Mark Parry of Idea Studios (544-4344)




Peterson:  Santa Rosa’s Architectural Heritage

LaBaron: Santa Rosa: A Nineteenth century Town

LaBaron: Santa Rosa: A Twentieth Century City

McAlester: Field Guide to American Houses

Sennett: Flesh & Stone

Dostof: The City Shaped

Reps: The Making of Urban America

Struss & Howe: Generations-the history of Americas future


Schedule of Classes

1.     April  24th  Downtown – Cherry St. (Meet on the Lawn at Old Courthouse square,   Park in 5th St. Garage @ Pedersons)

2.     May 1st       Railroad square – B St. (Meet at S.C.Museum 7th St. Park @ Macy’s Northern most garage)

3.     May 8th       Burbank Gardens – Olive St. (Meet at fountain SE corner Sonoma Ave.&  Santa Rosa Ave. Luther Burbank Gardens 204 Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 Park on Sonoma Ave or Tupper Ave.)

4.     May 15th      J C. area- Ridgway Historic District (meet at S.R. High School 1235 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95401 High front lawn-park @ Ridgway School. on Ridgway Ave.)

5.     May 22 st     McDonald Ave- Proctor Terrace area (meet at SW corner McDonald & Pacific.  First Presbyterian Church 1550 Pacific Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 Park on McDonald Ave. S.W. Corner.)