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Save the Date: Restoration Celebration, November 10th

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 [...]
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Nominations Open: Restore Oregon DeMuro Awards, Most Endangered Places

2017 DeMuro Award Nomination The DeMuro Award honors extraordinary examples of the rehabilitation and reuse of historic buildings, homes, public spaces, or landscapes, and compatible infill development that enhances historic districts. Nominated projects may be large or small, urban or rural, and those selected will display exceptional quality, creativity, problem-solving, and impact. To nominate a [...]
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DeMuro Award Profile: Masonic Lodge (c. 1910) – Burns, Oregon

Tucked away in rural Harney County, Burns sits far outside of Oregon’s busy I-5 corridor. Such out-of-the way locations often have difficulty attracting investment to their historic downtowns. But Burns has one resource other small towns don’t have: the Keady family. Jennifer and Forrest Keady moved to Burns with an ambitious plan in mind: to [...]
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DeMuro Award: The Society Hotel

DeMuro Award Profile: The Society Hotel - Portland, Oregon Located at the junction between Portland’s Skidmore Old Town National Landmark District and its Japantown-Chinatown Historic District, the Society Hotel was constructed in 1881 as the Mariners’ Building, a boarding house for sailors on shore leave. Built in the Italianate style, the Mariners’ Building is one [...]
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DeMuro Award Profile: Egyptian Theater – Coos Bay, Oregon

Placed on our list of Oregon’s Most Endangered Places back in 2011, the Egyptian Theater in Coos Bay, Oregon has experienced an award-winning rebirth. Originally constructed in 1925, the Egyptian Theatre is one of only four remaining Egyptian-Revival-themed theaters in the United States. This ornate movie palace had long served as the social and economic [...]
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The Hotel Julian Apartments – A DeMuro Award Winning Project

On November 13, 2015 Restore Oregon presented the DeMuro Awards to seven extraordinary historic rehabilitation projects. The award is named in honor of Art DeMuro whose redevelopment of historic properties such as the White Stag Block set the standard for quality, creativity, persistence, and business acumen. This is the fourth in our series of posts about […]

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The Erickson Fritz Apartments – A DeMuro Award Winning Project

On November 13, 2015 Restore Oregon presented the DeMuro Awards to seven extraordinary historic rehabilitation projects. The award is named in honor of Art DeMuro whose redevelopment of historic properties such as the White Stag Block set the standard for quality, creativity, persistence, and business acumen. This is the third in our series of posts about […]

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Arlene & Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design – A DeMuro Award Project

On November 13, Restore Oregon presented the DeMuro Awards to seven extraordinary historic rehabilitation projects. The award is named in honor of Art DeMuro whose redevelopment of historic properties such as the White Stag Block set the standard for quality, creativity, persistence, and business acumen. This is the second in our series of posts about these […]

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The Block House Cafe – A DeMuro Award Project

On November 13, Restore Oregon presented the DeMuro Awards to seven extraordinary historic rehabilitation projects. The award is named in honor of Art DeMuro whose redevelopment of historic properties such as the White Stag Block set the standard for quality, creativity, persistence, and business acumen. This is the first in a series of posts about these […]

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DeMuro Award Honors Restoration and Expansion of Belluschi Home

It’s been aptly said that “Modern is Historic” and one of the best examples of modern residential architecture was among the projects honored at the first annual DeMuro Awards in November. As Janet Eastman’s column in the Oregonian describes, the Burkes-Belluschi House, designed by the acclaimed architect Pietro Belluschi and where he lived out his […]

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