Appreciate the beauty of the buildings around you by participating in our "Reading Our Neighborhoods" Scavenger Hunt.
Submit pictures of all 15 house styles on the Bingo card to earn awards.
Bingo Award, HSI Members: Free admission to HSI Walking Tours for a year and a 75th Anniversary book. Bingo Award, Non-HSI Members: Discounted HSI membership and a 75th Anniversary book.
Please use the tag #HSIHouseBingo on social media but you must submit photos to firstname.lastname@example.org to be eligible for the prize.
Eligibility Open to any resident in Essex County, photos must be of buildings currently within Salem's city boundaries. Every complete bingo card photo submitted between Friday September 18 and Sunday September 27 will be eligible for awards. Photos submitted as part of Scavenger Hunt Bingo will be considered for the Photo Contest unless photographer specifically indicates they do not want to be considered. Entries must be in .jpg, .png, or .heic format. Entries may be emailed directly or uploaded in a shared file (Drive or Dropbox) with a link shared to email@example.com.
Photo Contest September 18th to 27th, 2020
The best photos from each of the styles on the Bingo card with be selected for exhibition. You may submit individual photos to firstname.lastname@example.org Photo Contest Prize: If your photo is selected you will receive a mini house plaque ornament and a 75th anniversary book signed by Jim McAllister, photo credit in the updated style guide, and entry into a drawing for the Grand Prize. Grand Prize: A free house history and full size plaque for your house. If you already have one, we’ll refresh it. Or you can gift it.
Photo and Contest Notes: Photos should be of the entire house, when possible. Photos of stylistic details; door hoods, brackets, bay windows, window patterns are always welcome. All photos will be uploaded to a community sourced gallery page on the HSI website and HSI will review and select the best submitted photo for each architectural style to be included in the updated HSI Homeowners Handbook, a guide for residents.
Eligibility Open to any resident in Essex County, photos must be of buildings currently within Salem's city boundaries. Photos can be submitted individually or as part of the Scavenger Hunt Bingo. Entries must be in .jpg, .png, or .heic format. Entries may be emailed directly or uploaded in a shared file (Drive or Dropbox) with a link shared to email@example.com.
Disclaimer *You retain your rights to your photograph; however, by entering the contest, you grant Historic Salem Inc a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive license to publicly display, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or later developed, for any purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising and promotion, use on website, exhibition, social media and commercial products. Any photograph reproduced will include a photographer credit as feasible. Historic Salem Inc will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses.
Architectural Happy Hour (Live, Virtual) Tuesday, September 22nd, 7:00pm
Join us for a live, online Architectural Happy Hour; a drinking discussion of architectural style; its evolution, characteristics and modernization techniques for homeowners. Speakers are Paul Wright, David Moffat and Vijay Joyce.
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