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Extending the Reach of “House Talk”

We started with… We began with the simple idea of hosting a self-guided walking tour with signs in neighbor’s yards that told the story of their homes or their personal stories. We collaborated with our neighborhood library as a community … Continue reading

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Sharing our Lessons Learned

We learned a lot about what to do and what to do differently as we worked through this project with our neighbors and friends. Take a look at our nine tips to consider when planning for future community or street … Continue reading

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Advice for Your House Sign

If This House Could Talk Advice September 15 – October 14, 2012 Poverty Ridge, Newtown Booth and Alhambra Triangle Neighborhoods What happened in our neighborhoods, 2, 20 or 200 years ago? Residents, businesses and friends of the Ella K. McClatchy … Continue reading

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A Wolf House

Welcome to my neighborhood. This is the story of 2006 24th Street. I am a “Redwood Bungalow.” I view the neighborhood from 2006 24th Street on Poverty Ridge in the Newton Booth Neighborhood. I am one of the first homes … Continue reading

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Capturing Neighborhood Character in Photos

Advances in digital photography have made it possible for almost anyone to take photos with ease. Even skilled professionals follow a set of guidelines when shooting photos. When hosting a photography workshop you can help neighbors capture not only a … Continue reading

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Walking Storytellers Bring a House to Life

By taking stories “on the road,” walking storytellers build on a central theme to weave the stories of homes, neighbors, city founders, ghosts and “incidents” into a memorable and fun tour. For your home tour, walking storytellers are guides who … Continue reading

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Neighbor to Neighbor

Our neighbors are still gathering their stories. Watch for stories to come.

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Fall Neighborhood Tour

Our tour is coming this fall after neighbors have completed signs telling their house stories. Watch for details coming soon.

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