Update: 1/27/2017 – VICTORY! Today the proposed rules to protect thousands of irreplaceable historic properties ...
Restore Oregon is starting the year off with the appointment of Nicole Possert as our ...
Mike Schmeer, a Restore Oregon supporter and chairman of the Oak Lodge History Detectives, brings us ...
Responding to growing support for house preservation in Portland’s older neighborhoods, the City Council on ...
Update: 1/27/2017 – VICTORY! Today the proposed rules to protect thousands of irreplaceable historic properties was adopted by the DLCD. January 9, 2017 – For the last 22 years, there has been virtually no meaningful statewide protection of historic resources in Oregon. That may now change. Restore Oregon and a committee of preservationists convened by […]
Restore Oregon is starting the year off with the appointment of Nicole Possert as our new Development Director. She will replace Sarah Heath who recently became Executive Director at Astoria Historic District Association. Nicole has an impressive background in both fundraising and strategic marketing. Nicole comes to Restore Oregon with over 25 years of experience […]
Mike Schmeer, a Restore Oregon supporter and chairman of the Oak Lodge History Detectives, brings us a story of the threatened Philip Oatfield House (14928 SE Oatfield Rd). Despite its designation as a Clackamas County Historic Landmark, this century old home will be demolished for new development if not moved and renovated. All photos courtesy of […]
Responding to growing support for house preservation in Portland’s older neighborhoods, the City Council on Wednesday voted to significantly amend the much-discussed Residential Infill Project. Although the Council largely supported the concepts presented by the City’s Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, a series of amendments were adopted to “make it more attractive to preserve the […]
Restore Oregon is calling on our friends in the historic preservation community to demonstrate a strong showing of support for curbing demolitions, protecting historic resources, and encouraging compatible infill on December 7th at City Hall. In their once-a-year opportunity to discuss the most important historic preservation issues with the Portland City Council, the Historic Landmarks […]
It’s that time again. You’re filled with generosity, but your wallet not so much. You can still support a great cause like protecting Oregon’s historic places without spending a dime more than you normally would. These will take only a few moments of your time and you can enjoy the warm glow of doing something good […]
Update: City Council has extended the deadline to submit written testimony until Wednesday, November 23. The City of Portland’s Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) wants to respond to Portlanders’ concerns about changing neighborhoods citywide. The Residential Infill Project was initiated in the fall of 2015 to address growing pains related to demolitions, the size of infill homes, and […]