2019 FEatured homes

Modified Ranch |  849 West 53rd Terrace, Kansas City, Missouri

Owners:  Lynette and Chuck Koester  Florist:  The Little Flower Shop  Pickwick & Co. Scent:  Holiday Homes Tour  This modified ranch-style home was originally built in the 1940s and has been home to the Koesters for four years. Recently married and now empty nesters, Chuck and Lynette set to work to merge their lives and modify the home for their new needs. Renovation was completed by John Noblit of Noblit Didier, and the couple worked with interior designer Natalie O’Shaughnessy. The traditional look incorporates favorite items from the couple’s previous homes and new items chosen together specifically for this one.

Owners: Lynette and Chuck Koester
Florist: The Little Flower Shop
Pickwick & Co. Scent: Holiday Homes Tour

This modified ranch-style home was originally built in the 1940s and has been home to the Koesters for four years. Recently married and now empty nesters, Chuck and Lynette set to work to merge their lives and modify the home for their new needs. Renovation was completed by John Noblit of Noblit Didier, and the couple worked with interior designer Natalie O’Shaughnessy. The traditional look incorporates favorite items from the couple’s previous homes and new items chosen together specifically for this one.


Georgian |  1231 W 56th Street, Kansas City, Missouri

Owner:  Amy and Jeff Hargroves  Florist:  Studio Dan Meiners  Pickwick & Co. Scent:  Leather, Tobacco, and Woods  This Georgian-style home was built around 1922. It was originally owned by Jacob Barzen, the president of Sterling Machinery Corporation. The original rooms of the home include the central hallway, kitchen, formal dining room, and the sitting room. The garage and expanded carriage house were designed by Generator Studio to match the features of the main home and construction was completed this year. A significant renovation was completed by O’Connor Properties in the late 1990’s to add the back entry hall, upper loft, living room and the basement area. The existing theater, located in the basement, was renovated with modern electronics and new decor in 2017. The décor inside the home combines traditional elements with contemporary details.

Owner: Amy and Jeff Hargroves
Florist: Studio Dan Meiners
Pickwick & Co. Scent: Leather, Tobacco, and Woods

This Georgian-style home was built around 1922. It was originally owned by Jacob Barzen, the president of Sterling Machinery Corporation. The original rooms of the home include the central hallway, kitchen, formal dining room, and the sitting room. The garage and expanded carriage house were designed by Generator Studio to match the features of the main home and construction was completed this year. A significant renovation was completed by O’Connor Properties in the late 1990’s to add the back entry hall, upper loft, living room and the basement area. The existing theater, located in the basement, was renovated with modern electronics and new decor in 2017. The décor inside the home combines traditional elements with contemporary details.


Pennsylvania Country   |  6401 Aberdeen, Mission Hills, Kansas

Owners:  Tracy and David Lockton  Florist:  KC Surroundings  Pickwick & Co. Scent:  Fraser Fir  This Pennsylvania Country style home was designed by architect John Wind with Piper/ Wind and built in 2015 by Gene Fritzel Construction. Nancy Ruzieka was the Lockton’s interior designer. David is Chairman of Lockton Companies. The Lockton’s enjoy sharing their home with their 5 children and 6 grandchildren as well as extended family who travel to Kansas City. Tracy and David entertain often and always include the outdoor space unless the weather is not cooperating. The basement is a great place for watching Chiefs’ games with family and friends.

Owners: Tracy and David Lockton
Florist: KC Surroundings
Pickwick & Co. Scent: Fraser Fir

This Pennsylvania Country style home was designed by architect John Wind with Piper/ Wind and built in 2015 by Gene Fritzel Construction. Nancy Ruzieka was the Lockton’s interior designer. David is Chairman of Lockton Companies. The Lockton’s enjoy sharing their home with their 5 children and 6 grandchildren as well as extended family who travel to Kansas City. Tracy and David entertain often and always include the outdoor space unless the weather is not cooperating. The basement is a great place for watching Chiefs’ games with family and friends.


Georgian colonial |  4107 Prairie Lane, Prairie Village KS

Owners:  Katie and Bryce Gahagan  Florist:  Monica Faught  Pickwick & Co. Scent:  Dickens  This Georgian Colonial home was built in 2015 by Bryce Gahagan’s building company, Gahagan-Eddy. Bryce’s father’s family originated in New Orleans. Both Katie and Bryce, love the charm and timeless elegance of the South, notability the uptown area of New Orleans, so it became their goal to create a family home steeped in southern-style architecture, paired with a modern take on traditional furnishings. The family built in Prairie Village not only for the schools and services available in Kansas, but also for the “in town” feel and walkability provided by the nearby Prairie Village shops and restaurants.

Owners: Katie and Bryce Gahagan
Florist: Monica Faught
Pickwick & Co. Scent: Dickens

This Georgian Colonial home was built in 2015 by Bryce Gahagan’s building company, Gahagan-Eddy. Bryce’s father’s family originated in New Orleans. Both Katie and Bryce, love the charm and timeless elegance of the South, notability the uptown area of New Orleans, so it became their goal to create a family home steeped in southern-style architecture, paired with a modern take on traditional furnishings. The family built in Prairie Village not only for the schools and services available in Kansas, but also for the “in town” feel and walkability provided by the nearby Prairie Village shops and restaurants.


Tour Tickets
$25 in advance  | $30 during the Tour

Tickets purchased in advance may be picked up at the Holiday Boutique at the 1900 Building both days of the Tour. Please bring your receipt. 
During the Tour, tickets will be available for purchase at each home (cash only) and at the Holiday Boutique (credit/debit purchase) for $30.

Group discounts available. For groups of 20 or more, please contact Gina Thornton913-522-6673