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South Bend Symphony Showhouse

In 1985, the Eberhart Mansion was the site of the South Bend Symphony Showhouse. This major cultural fundraiser brought the top design and interior decorating firms in Michiana to transform each room into a showcase for their design skills.

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South Bend Symphony Showhouse Brochure CoverThe designers responsible for individual rooms included:

Foyer Pletcher Furniture Village
Foyer Bath The Sassafras Tree Interiors
Dining Room Designer's Cove, Inc.
Breakfast Room House of Flowers
Kitchen Interiors Inc.
Trunk Room Haymarket Antiques and Designs, Inc.
Linen Room Jan Frieden
Center Bedroom C. K. Interiors
Front Bedroom Carriage House Ethan Allen
Dressing Room Betty Mangus Interiors and River Park Furniture
Master Bath The Sassafras Tree Interiors
Master Bedroom Christianson's
Master Sitting Room Herbert B. Graffis Co., Inc.
Living Room Ries Furniture Co.
North Terrace Patio New Frontiers
Library L.S. Ayres Design Gallery
Family Room Graffis Furniture et al
Sun Porch Busk Brothers Furniture
Garden Bedroom Aretz Interiors