Georgetown House Tour Launches With Patrons’ Party

The longest-running house tour in the nation kicked off with its annual Patrons' Party before some of the most talked-about homes in Georgetown opened their doors.

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The longest-running house tour in the nation kicked off with its annual Patrons' Party Thursday evening, April 28, at the home of Leslie and Perry Steiner. Supporters and those with homes on the tour gathered to celebrate another year to benefit St. John's Episcopal ministries. The tour is a prime opportunity for the curious to see the inside of some of the city's most interesting and talked-about homes.
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This year's tour features 12 homes, including a "green" home, a home previously owned by the woman who owned the Hope Diamond (Evelyn Walsh McClean) and the most narrow home in Georgetown.
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New parents Alan and Suzanne Adler enjoyed a rare night away from the baby.
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The night's major patron, Leslie Steiner (author of "Crazy Love") with the Georgetown House Tour's legendary hostess, Frida Burling.
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Adra and Shannon noshed on hors d'oeuvres and sushi while connecting with neighbors.
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The House Tour ticket sales benefit the ministries of St. John's Episcopal Church.
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Elle and Jeremy mapped out their plan to visit homes on the tour that weekend.
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D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans stopped by to greet guests from his ward.
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Josie Taylor and Jaime Carroll served as Patrons' Party volunteers.
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