Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Symphony Show Home in Heritage Hills

The 36th annual Symphony Show House opens the doors of one of Oklahoma City’s most storied homes to the public. This year’s featured home is the Caldwell house, built in 1918 by oilman and banker Walter D. Caldwell in what is now Heritage Hills.

The home was sold to oilman E.W. Marland, and then leased by corrupt Oklahoma governor John “Jack” Walton, who used it as the governor’s mansion at the time. His tenure lasted less than a year.

In 1959, the Veazy family purchased the home. Some of its interior features came from their popular drug stores. Currently the home is owned by John and Denise Bode.
Fifty-eight designers united this year to decorate the home for Symphony Show House and each space showcases their work. Show house hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Saturdays and noon - 5 p.m. Sundays April 26 - May 17. Admission is $15 at the door. Visit www.symphonyshowhouse.com for more information. Courtesy of Peter Gill - OKC Friday