This weekend hosts the Grand South Grand House and Garden Tour. It is being held from 11 am to 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday. This tour features homes in the Compton Heights, Tower Grove East, Shaw, Tower Grove Heights and Compton Hill Reservoir Square neighborhoods.
Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 the day of the tour. Tickets can be purchased at Gringo Jones Imports, Botanicals Design Studio, the Missouri Botanical Garden's Garden Gate Gift Shop or over the phone at 314-773-4844.
Tours will begin in Tower Grove Park at the South Grand Boulevard Entrance. The Compton Hill Water Tower will also be open with an admission fee of $5. This goes towards maintenance of Resevoir Park.
A highlight of the tour will be the century-old Magic Chef Mansion at 3400 Russell Blvd., which features 30 rooms and about 12,000 square feet. This famous home has been in several movies and was selected for one of the 11 Most Enhanced Buildings Awards by the Landmarks Association of St Louis in 2005.
For more information on the tour, please visit: www.towergroveeast.org/housetour.aspx.