Old Lee’s Summit named one of the Best Old House Neighborhoods of 2010 by This Old House Magazine.
February 18, 2009 By Mary Pechar
Photo: Monica Evans from Fox 4 WDAF-TV interviews Sarah Shore in the Howards Neighborhood on February 17. Shore nominated Old Lee’s Summit for the Best Places to Buy and Old House. The contest has been held for the past 3 years by This Old House Magazine. The City of Lee’s Summit and Shore were recently notified of honor. Tribune Photo/ Kathy Smith
Sarah Shore, Assistant Director of Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street is a downtown resident who loves the historic area and homes. She is a fan of This Old House and a subscriber to the magazine. While reading the magazine on day, Sarah came across the story looking for Best Old House Neighborhoods for 2010. Feeling strongly that her neighborhood was a winner, Sarah took photos and prepared a detailed nomination. Thanks to her extraordinary writing skills Old Lee’s Summit was selected as one of the Best Places to Buy an Old House. The magazine was looking for “simple over looked neighborhoods populated by people who share an appreciation of finely crafted homes that have plenty of past and lots of future”. Go to thisoldhouse.com/bestplaces for more information.