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 [...]
Join Our Celebration! Please join us for our Restoration Celebration, Oregon’s premier historic preservation, restoration, and architecture event honoring the individuals, organizations, properties, neighborhoods, and landmarks that have been part of our state’s historic preservation efforts during the previous year. What’s happening at the 2017 Restoration Celebration? Our 40th birthday party! Restore Oregon has evolved [...]
So you want to find out information on your historic house or neighborhood, but you are not sure where to start? Fear not, for the City of Portland and Multnomah County offer several online databases to help you start your search. For this how to guide, we will use an example from one of Restore [...]
Greeted by glass walls which flank the front door combined with glass walls at the rear of the living and dining rooms, the visitor’s approach to the Hurtado House is dominated by uninterrupted views of Lake Oswego. Without stepping through the front door one can see the panorama for which the home was designed and [...]
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...