Spring is just around the corner, and you know what that means! It's showcase house season! Around the country, many of the nation's charities are sprucing up stunning mansions, redecorating those interiors, and featuring some of their city's best, local designers, all to raise funds for a good cause. Looking for showcase houses to visit in 2020? We've got a great roundup for you!
Lake Forest Showhouse & Gardens
April 25 through May 17, 2020
The 2020 Lake Forest Showhouse & Gardens is situated on three acres of landscaped property in one of Chicago's most prestigious suburbs.
"Designed in 1908 by Frost and Grainger, the property includes a large house and a smaller adjoining house. In 1928, the William A. P. Pullmans purchased purchased the property and engaged architect Stanley Anderson to make extensive changes. The 23-room, 11,000 square foot house has a timeless elegance including a large living room, sun room and parlor, and a fireplace warmed family room. The master suite has two dressing rooms, a bath, a sitting room, and the bedroom, which as a fireplace and a balcony overlooking magnificent gardens."
The Junior League of Detroit 2020 Designers’ Show House
NEW DATES: Saturday, September 19 – Sunday, October 4, 2020
The Junior League of Detroit has found a real gem for their 2020 Designers’ Show House at the historic Bingley Fales House, in the historic Detroit neighborhood of Indian Village.
"At 16,000 square feet, the Bingley Fales House is the largest residence in the historic Indian Village neighborhood of Detroit, boasting 10 bedrooms, five full bathrooms, and two half baths. The Georgian-style mansion is set on two acres of land, which include formal flower gardens, hardscape pathways, a trellis covered lanai, a fountain, and a Pewabic tile-lined reflecting pool."
The 2020 Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Designer Showhouse
February 15 through March 8, 2020
The 2020 Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Designer Showhouse takes a modern turn in Buckhead.
"In partnership with Harrison Design Associates, Robert Tretsch III has created an architectural masterpiece inspired by a 1945 Atlanta Youth Symphony performance. David Adams of ADCO Construction, the official Showhouse builder, will bring this contemporary design to one of Buckhead's most distinguished neighborhoods."
May 7-May 31,
But, of course being Atlanta, the lovely Southern city is home to not one, but two showhouses in 2020! Not too much information is available about the Southeastern Designer Showhouse, but given this rendering, we'll be keeping our eye on it!7-May 31, 202
The 2020 San Francisco Decorator Showcase has selected a stunning home in the West Clay Park neighborhood near Presidio and Sea Cliff . "This beautiful Mediterranean-style house will be revamped and redesigned into the West Coast’s premier showcase event by a select group of top interior and landscape designers."
June 7- June 28, 2020
Charleston, South Carolina: 2020 Festival of Houses & Gardens
March 25-28, 2020
Charleston is again hosting its famed Festival of Houses & Gardens. The event allows a unique glimpse into the city's homes and gardens, usually not open the public, and of course raising money for a good cause!