The Re-Opening Celebration

December 11, 1997

On December 11, 1997, Writers House celebrated its completed renovation. Click here to find out more about the renovation and all those involved.

The Ceremony

Other remarks in honor of the House:


Photo album

(above, left to right): Regina Christian performs her song, (Hold That Thought) I'm Coming Home; Al Filreis and Herman Beavers in the audience; Heather Starr presenting the House gift to Paul Kelly.

(above, left to right): Former Resident Coordinator Shawn Lynn Walker and current RC Kerry Sherin present Paul Kelly with the Kelly Writers House plaque; Shawn and Dave Deifer in the kitchen.

(above, left to right): WH staff member Christine Sullivan; The crowd looks on.

(above, left to right): The Paul Kelly Chair; Nate Chinen at the podium; Mike Pereira, of Virgin House Band fame.

(above):Chip Blaustein and Greg Djanikian; Kerry approaches the microphone.

Behind the Scenes

Check out all the people who made the behind the scenes schedule of work possible.