March 6, 2016 –
On Sunday, March 6 from 11 am to 4 pm you will be able to visit five stunning private homes built between 1950 and 1975. They feature some of the most interesting and innovative adobe architecture of the time.
Larry Weir was a mid-century designer, builder and artist, whose whimsical adobe homes dot North San Diego County. The fifth annual Adobe Home Tour highlights his impact on the midcentury adobe home design by featuring five quintessential Weir Brothers adobe homes built between 1950 and 1975 in north Poway and south Escondido.
The 2016 Adobe Home Tour includes three Weir Brothers adobes in Poway, and two in Escondido. Visitors will not only see excellent examples of Larry Weir’s signature design elements, but also outdoor design idea areas, including courtyards, succulent landscapes and edible gardens.
The self-guided home tour runs from 11 to 4.
The Adobe Home Tour benefits the Escondido History Center.
Tickets are also available for sale at the History Center.
Purchase tickets with Paypal or download form to pay by check. Once you’ve purchased your tickets, we will provide you with the addresses of the homes and a program with details of each of the houses.
Advance purchase $25
Group sales of 5 or more $20 – Please contact us for group sales.
Click here to purchase advance tickets using Paypal or credit card.
Larry and Jack Weir – Weir Brothers Construction – were the most prominent adobe home builders in Southern California, with more than 200 homes to their credit. Their first adobe house was built in 1948, in Encinitas; the last Weir Bros. adobe home was built in 1987 for former Chargers quarterback Dan Fouts in Rancho Santa Fe. Larry’s design/builds were known to be the more whimsical and artistic, with rounded walls, wagon-wheel elements and interesting uses of iron, terrazzo and tile.