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About Historic Ellicott City, Inc.

HEC’s Decorator Show House is our organization’s main fundraiser. The proceeds each year support our passion for preservation and restoration for historic properties throughout Howard County, Maryland.  For over 33 years, Historic Ellicott City’s Show House Committee has worked tirelessly to seek out properties of interest, contacts the owner, and works with designers to completely transform the property for an event for the entire community to enjoy.

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2019 Decorator Show House Directions & Parking

The 2019 Decorator Show House is only accessible via shuttle. No parking is permitted on the property or the surrounding streets (strictly enforced). The 2019 Decorator Show House is not handicapped accessible.

Shuttle Access: There are two available shuttle locations based on the day you visit.

Wednesday, Thursday & Friday Shuttle:

Cedar Lane Park West
5081 Cedar Lane
Columbia 21044

Saturday & Sunday Shuttle:

Board of Education Central Office
10910 Clarksville Pike (Route 108)
Ellicott City 21042

Shuttle Schedule:

Wednesday – Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: 11:30 am – 6:00 pm
Wait time is approximately 10 minutes.


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Date of Show

2019 Decorator Show House: Belle Vue at The Chase

Historic Ellicott City, Inc.’s 33rd Annual Decorator Show House

Belle Vue at The Chase

This year, we have something new in store for our Decorator Show House enthusiasts! We are decorating a large newer home that offers more interior spaces to design, paint, decorate and visit–Belle Vue at The Chase–in which 21 designers and artists will bring their expertise to this charming French Provincial home. Boutique and antique vendors will also be on-site.

Dates: September 21, 2019 – October 20, 2019

Hours: Wednesday – Saturday: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm / Sunday: 12:00 noon – 5:00 pm / Last admission of the day is one hour before closing.

Closed: Monday and Tuesday

Parking: On-Site parking is not available.  A shuttle will be provided to offsite parking–see “Directions & Parking” for further shuttle details and schedules.

Tickets: Visit our “2019 Show House & Tickets” page for further details and to purchase tickets.

Follow Us: Follow our progress on Facebook and Instagram @historicecshowhouse.

Get Involved: If you’re interested in volunteering, email:

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