One of the most memorable houses on the Christmas Lights Tour is the “Blue House”! It’s not in Dyker Heights, but we’ll still take you there to see it! It’s decorated in all blue lights to honor the multi religious household. They say if you go inside half is decorated for Christmas and half for Hanukkah.
The Blue House has an upside down Christmas tree in the window. Sound strange? Well check this out:
By the 12th century it became a custom, especially in Europe, to hang Fir trees upside down from the ceilings to symbolize the Holy Trinity. The upside down Christmas tree was also considered to be the symbol of Christianity. The trend of hanging a Christmas tree eventually changed with the thought being that the tip of the Christmas Tree should point towards Heaven.