River District Association will hold a Commercial Renovation Tour of old buildings in downtown Rockford from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 19. This will be a self-guided tour with tickets available at the River District Office, 127 N. Wyman St., Rockford.
West-side buildings featured are: Hanley Furniture Building, 301 S. Main St.; Trekk Cross-Media, 134 N. Main St. (ticket sales); SaavedraGehlhausen Architects, 504 N. Church St.; Burpee Museum Offices/Barnes Mansion, 813 N. Main St.
East-side buildings featured are: Ginestrawatson, 907 E. State St.; Belles Firm of Architecture, 1001 E. Jefferson St.; MedicineMan, 510 E. State St.; Gary W. Anderson Architects, 333 E. State St. (ticket salesenter from the back); East Side Centre, 220 E. State St.; Norstar Heating & Cooling, 122 N. Second St.
Advance tickets are available for $12 at the River District Office, 127 N. Wyman St., second floor; call (815) 964-6221. (Visa/Mastercard payment is available.) Tickets are also available at two other locations. Ticket price is $15 the day of the tour. Start your self-guided tour at ticket sales locations to purchase tickets, or any location if you already have tickets.
from the May 16-22, 2007, issue