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Curtis opens 1880s-era home for winter solstice

by Rachel O'Neal | January 9, 2022 at 2:55 a.m.
Antonio Figueroa and Amber Jones


Tony Curtis opened his 1880s-era Queen Anne-style home on Louisiana Street to friends and neighbors Dec. 21 to celebrate the winter solstice.

The Samuel B. Kirby House, built in 1886-'87, was fully decorated for the holidays including a 12-foot Christmas tree in the foyer that greeted guests as they arrived. While the invitation indicated the drop-in event would be from 5-8:30 p.m., many guests stayed until past 10 p.m. and Curtis said later he was delighted so many people wanted the night to go on. About 300 partygoers dropped by, he says.

-- Story and photos by Rachel O'Neal


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