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By Ashley Holland

Localworks’ Mid Century and Modern Home Tour, set for Saturday, Sept. 30, from 1 to 5 p.m., is a four-hour open house tour that allows mid-century and modern enthusiasts to view six spectacular homes. In general, the homes on the tour were built in the 1950s and early ‘60s or newly built in a modern style. Each home features its own striking and unique design.

The tour – held every two years – attracts people from all over the region hoping to gain some inspiration for their own homes. The tour is limited to 400 tickets and has sold out in the past, so those interested in participating are encouraged to get their tickets early.

This year’s tour also features a raffle for an Eames chair and ottoman. For only $25, raffle participants are entered to win this classic piece of furniture valued at $4,500. There will be a tour after-party at modmood/RETRO Consignment for tour attendees and raffle participants. The winner of the chair – who need not be present – will be announced at 6 p.m.

Localworks is a community-based, nonprofit development corporation advancing Wheat Ridge as a vibrant and sustainable community. It is comprised of members who contribute to a movement of positive progress for Wheat Ridge. Both community and economic development work is done through activities and investments affecting the housing, businesses, policies and identity of the City of Wheat Ridge.

Learn more and find tour and raffle tickets at