CHULA VISTA, Calif. (April 15, 2011) -- Celebrating one hundred years of architectural elegance, Chula Vista Centennial Historic Home Tour takes place on April 30, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tour begins at the Chula Vista Heritage Museum, 360 3rd Ave., leading a walk through five homes built around the turn of the century. This year’s event is sponsored by McMillin Realty, which is providing trolley-style bus rides to carry participants from house to house.
A kick-off party is planned for Friday, April 29 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Spanish-style Maldonado Villa. This fundraising event will feature an art show and sale by Rosarito artist, David Silvah. A Flamenco dance show presented by Cuatro Caminos Arts & Flamenco will entertain guests in the Spanish villa’s courtyard. Romesco's Bistro will cater a specially prepared menu of Paella and Tapas, and a 100th birthday cake will be served in honor of Chula Vista’s Centennial.
To purchase tickets and for more information about both the party and tour, visit www.cvhistorichomes.net.
Proceeds from the Centennial Historic Home Tour benefit the Chula Vista Heritage Museum and preservation projects undertaken by The Chula Vista Historic Homeowners group.
“My family and our business have long been champions of Chula Vista’s future,” said Scott McMillin, president of McMillin Realty. “Our business has grown along with the city’s storied 100-year history and we are proud to support the Historic Home Tour and the City’s Centennial.”