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This downtown home, recently renovated into a multi-family dwelling, will be part of the upcoming Secret City Tour.

MANSFIELD -- Downtown Mansfield, Inc. (DMI) will host the 2020 Secret City Tour on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Organizers encourage the public to take a peek into some of Mansfield's most exquisite historic buildings and architectural gems on this self-guided tour.

“The Secret City Tour is one of our most loved events.” Jennifer Kime, DMI CEO, stated. “Whether people are looking for a location to locate their own business, just take photos or for the sake of pure curiosity, the tour is always a great opportunity to see unique, often unseen spaces in downtown. We are excited we are able to bring it back this year and are limiting the number of tickets sold to comply with social distancing.

"With continued interest in downtown development, this tour offers a unique look to the past while challenging us to reimagine the future of these great spaces."

Buildings on the 2020 Secret City Tour will include: 129 North Main Street, 100 North Main Street (second floor), 159 North Walnut Street, 118 North Main Street (second floor), 80 West Third Street, 25 East Fourth Street (second floor), 86 East Fifth Street, 116 Penn Avenue.

Tickets are $20 per person and may be purchased online through Eventbrite or on event day at the DMI HQ at 128 North Main Street. This is a self-guided tour and photography is welcome. Many of the buildings are currently undeveloped, participants should dress accordingly and be prepared to walk.

The Secret City Tour has been made possible thanks to our sponsor, Lori Holden Sjostedt of Haring Realty. For additional information contact 419-522-0099 or

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to stimulate economic development, improve the appearance and create a positive image of the downtown as a desirable place to work, live, shop and invest.

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