Why Restore Oregon? »

Because PLACE Matters. Not just our great outdoors, but our historic homes and neighborhoods, bridges and barns, churches and Main Streets make Oregon so authentic and livable. More...

Oregon's Most Endangered Places »

From Oregon Trail pioneer homesteads to a WWII blimp hangar, these unique places tell the story of who we are.
Nominated by people across the state, our annual list of Oregon’s Most Endangered Places spotlights their value as cultural and economic assets. We then bring together rehabilitation expertise, resources, and local support to revitalize these properties so they can again contribute to their communities and be passed forward to future generations. More...

Heritage Barns Task Force »

With the rapid changes in farming and ranching, there is a special urgency for preservationists to partner with the agricultural community. The Heritage Barn Taskforce plans to bring together resources to support Oregon ranchers, farmers, barn owners, barn enthusiasts, and their allies to find ways to preserve these structures, and to retain and enhance their usefulness in today’s agricultural environment. More...

Support Our Work »

With your help, Restore Oregon aims to raise $30,000 to empower the work we do across the state on behalf of saving our history and culture. more..

DeMuro Award »

Our annual DeMuro Award celebrates the best preservation, adaptive reuse, and community revitalization projects in Oregon. More…

Easements Offer Permanent Protection »

Historic Conservation Easements offer permanent protection for historic properties. The only way to ensure that a historic property is permanently protected against demolition and neglect by future owners is through a conservation easement, also known as a preservation easement.
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The Statewide Voice »

Restore Oregon serves as the statewide voice of preservation and reuse addressing underlying issues that threaten communities’ historic fabric such as zoning, economic incentives, or simple lack of awareness. Our goal is to bring forward issues in a way that advances solutions. More…

Mid-Century Modern Tour »


Each year the Mid-Century Modern tour features homes that emphasize the architectural features unique to that era  More...
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Programs »


Educational programs raise awareness of the benefits of preservation to our culture, economy, and environment. Restore Oregon staff is available to speak to interested groups on a number of topics, including…

Statewide Partner of the National Trust for Historic Preservation