'San Mateo Highlands Eichler Home Tour
2017' revving up for its 11-house showcase
Jim Palmer is a man on a mission. He called it a "secret mission," but since we're so keen on his neighborhood's popular 'San Mateo Highlands Eichler Home Tour,' this year set for the May 6-7 weekend, he just couldn't resist sharing the hush-hush with us.
"There's really kind of two purposes for this event," he confided, leaving out for a moment that it is also a fundraiser for the local Highlands Elementary School. "To promote an awareness of mid-century modern design and aesthetic, and to encourage other Eichler owners to stay true to that."
That's a laudable goal for Palmer and his tour committee, as they prepare to showcase 11 examples in all of "stay true" Eichler homes selected from the largest contiguous Eichler development anywhere.