Discover Park Road-one of West Hartford’s most charming and quirky commercial areas with award-winning architectural historian Mary Donohue. Park Road includes landmarks like the Art Deco landmark A.C. Petersen’s Ice Cream Shop, the vintage Quaker Diner, and the duplex neighborhood of Washington Circle. Take a look at some of West Hartford’s signature triple-deckers and learn the fascinating backstory of the Playhouse on Park Theater. Stop in at the Playhouse to see what is new after your tour.
Join us for a Pre-fix Lunch at Effie's Place, 91 Park Road. Effie's will have a Walking Tour Special Lunch Menu that includes a meal, a soft drink or coffee and a dessert. For those new to the area Effie's is known for wonderful desserts and Greek menu items in addition to American Cuisine.
Sponsored by the Park Road Association. Reservations are $23.00 for the lunch and the tour. *If you can only make the walking tour the fee is $15.00 in advance.
We will meet at the eastern corner of Park Road and Washington Circle. Tour begins promptly at 10am and will last approximately 1 hour long. Please wear comfortable shoes. Please do not park in the A.C. Petersen parking lot.
Rain date is Sept. 21, same time and meeting place.