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 would like to thank Daniel Dinges who donated this photo to us after our Pioneer Home Tour in May, 2017. According to Dinges, "it may or may not have been taken by the Woodburn pioneer photographer J.J. Hall. It is the size of a glass plate so I know it is a contact [...]
Learn about the points of interest from the 1977 event, curated by Alfred Staehli, and what tour goers learned about these places 40 years ago! As part of our 40th Birthday Celebration, we are culling through our organization's history to celebrate our accomplishments and honor our preservation work. Our summer intern, Victoria Hensley, found Restore Oregon's [...]
Still Time to Tell Legislators to either FIX IT or VOTE NO! Today Restore Oregon's Executive Director, Peggy Moretti, headed to Salem to provide testimony on HB 2007 before the Ways and Means subcommittee on National Resources. Here's what she had to say, June 22, 2017: "I’m Peggy Moretti, Executive Director of Restore Oregon, a statewide non-profit [...]
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...