Thanks to our Supporters

A Special Thank You to:

  • All the homeowners who opened their homes for the tour
  • The members of the Church of the Atonement and their Rector, The Very Reverend John David van Dooren, for hosting the beginning of the tour and the pretour event
  • Will Harpest, Phyllis Robb, Mother Barbara Henry, Lisa Troglin and John Waters for the presentation at the Church of the Atonement
  • Bob and Katie Remer for hosting the refreshments in their garden
  • Tricia Van Eck and Andre Fiebig and the artists presenting at 6018North
  • Judy Corrin, John Ptak and Elizabeth Callam of Sacred Heart School for opening the Driehaus Center
  • Justin Ostergaard of Chicago Park District for opening the Downey Mansion in Berger Park
  • Principal Harlee Till and engineer Darrow Richman for opening Swift School in celebration of 100 years of service to Edgewater.
  • Lynn Pierce for the history of Swift School
  • John Thomas and other apartment managers who put us in touch with tenants willing to participate in the tour
  • Our wonderful volunteers who acted as tour guides and helped in so many ways
  • Our wonderful sponsors for the ads and sponsors for ads for non profits
  • Maya Lea for finding home owners to participate

Tour Booklet

Many thanks to those who volunteered their time and effort:

  • Kathy Gemperle: Writing, Design, Production
  • Robert Remer: Contact with owners, Writing, Research
  • Larry Rosen: Production, Layout, Photography, Editing
  • Betsy Kane: Design and Production
  • Marsha Holland: Writing, Research
  • LeRoy Blommaert: Research, Publicity
  • Jonas Middleton: Photography
  • David Gemperle: Editing
  • Barbara Strauss: Publicity
  • Elizabeth Mayian: Ad Production, Volunteers

2014 Fall Tour of Homes Committee

Robert Remer and Kathy Gemperle
LeRoy BlommaertPat Duff
David GemperleThom Greene
Marsha HollandBetsy Kane
Betty MayianBryce Payne
Larry RosenAnna Shatsman
Barbara StraussTricia Van Eck