Due to scheduling conflicts and Restore Oregon’s desire to present a high-quality tour-going experience, we are shifting the date of our annual Mid Century Modern Tour to Saturday, September 23, 2017. As previously announced, this year’s tour will feature works by Northwest Modernist architect William Fletcher, founding partner of the Portland architectural firm Fletcher Farr [...]
Restore Oregon tirelessly advocates on behalf of our collective Oregon heritage and historical preservation. Part of our recent legislative policy action is to provide input on HB 2007, which aims to solve the affordable housing crisis impacting many communities throughout Oregon. Though HB 2007 started out with good intentions, Restore Oregon is very concerned that […]
Sponsored Post by Great news for anyone in the market for a piece of Oregon history, the Delaney House, one of the pioneer-era gems on our home tour is for sale! This home is truly one-of-a-kind with a rich history to go right along with it. Pioneer Daniel Delaney built his home in 1845, one of [...]
Charles A. Dana’s engraving of the Independence,Missouri courthouse and square in 1855. (Image courtesyof the National Archives) Daniel Delaney was born in 1795. A prosperous farmer and slaveholder in Eastern Tennessee, Delaney sold his plantation and traveled to Independence, Missouri. There, in the spring of 1843, he joined a group called The Oregon Emigrating Company. [...]
See the places that matter to us! Below is a map of places, endangered and revitalized, that demonstrate opportunity and excellence in preservation.
and the entire field of historic preservation
have been evolving in recent years. What
originated as an effort to stop demolition of
colonial landmarks has expanded into a
movement focused on livability, sustainability,
adaptive reuse, place-making, job creation,
and Main Street revitalization! Learn more...