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Workmen Temple Replacement Design Gets Thumbs Down

Restore Oregon has been advocating for the preservation of the Workmen Temple since its removal from the Historic Resource Inventory in November 2015. Restore Oregon’s Executive Director Peggy Moretti provided testimony at the City of Portland’s Design Commission hearing on August 4th regarding the proposed demolition and replacement of the Ancient Order of United Workmen Temple. Restore […]

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Max Williams, CEO of Oregon Community Foundation gave an inspiring address that you can read in our newsroom (photo: Drew Nasto)

“Building Visionary Communities” by Max Williams

Max Williams, CEO, Oregon Community Foundation delivered the following address on November 13, 2015, at the Restoration Celebration for Restore Oregon. It’s an honor to be here tonight celebrating Restore Oregon. I think as Oregonians we’ve become hooked on the power of the tiny prefix “re.” Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. For us, those are not guilt-at-the-grocery-store […]

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