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 [...]
Willamette Valley pioneer-era homesteads are a threatened species. Only about five percent of them (255 homes, barns, and outbuildings) still exist today. The Delaney House is considered one of the most important Oregon Trail Pioneer homes still standing. It is also one of the three oldest homes in our state, yet it was nearly lost [...]
Formerly known as the Fox Granary, the Molalla Log House is an expertly-crafted primitive dwelling which may pre-date the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Believed by some to be the oldest structure in Oregon, the house was declared a Clackamas County historic landmark back in 1991. Restoration of the unique hewn log structure was sponsored by [...]
Restore Oregon welcomes Jeannette Shupp to help preserve, reuse, and pass forward Oregon’s most historic places and communities. As our new marketing manager, Jeannette joins us with more than 15 years of experience helping non-profit, high tech, and health and wellness organizations build brands, develop integrated marketing programs, and raise consumer awareness through innovative strategy, [...]
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...