JUST LISTED: Northwest Style Mid-Century Retreat

JUST LISTED: Northwest Style Mid-Century Retreat

5610 SE Shorewood, Dr. Vancouver, WA 98661 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Stunning 1956 custom mid-century modern home designed by local architect Peter Walker. Natural vaulted tongue and...
John Yeon: Progenitor of NW Regional Modernism

John Yeon: Progenitor of NW Regional Modernism

No conversation on NW Regional Modernism is complete without mention of John Yeon. One of the progenitors of the style, he was also an urban activist, historic preservationist and one of the region’s most influential conservationists. Yeon was born in Portland in...
Feature: Lee Kelly, Local Sculptural Icon

Feature: Lee Kelly, Local Sculptural Icon

If you haven’t heard his name, you’ve certainly seen his sculptures. Have you frequented the International Rose Test garden? Then you’ve likely walked under a Lee Kelly. If you’ve crossed the campuses of Reed College or OHSU, it’s likely you’ve passed a Lee Kelly. His...
Flashback: A Bill Fletcher for the Books

Flashback: A Bill Fletcher for the Books

A few years ago, I sold this beautiful Bill Fletcher designed Northwest Regional style home and lately it’s been on my mind. This was one of those magical moments where the buyers were in town to see only a few homes and we had the scoop on this homecoming up on...
Curated Guide: Portland Design Week 2019

Curated Guide: Portland Design Week 2019

Portland Design Week is one of my favorite events of the year. This year the line-up is better than ever. I wanted to take a moment to share my curated list of don’t-miss events for those interested in architecture and design.   Monday, April 8, 2019:...
A Swanky McMath takes the Spotlight in the Oregonian

A Swanky McMath takes the Spotlight in the Oregonian

One of the fortunes of my job is that the homes I help buy and sell have deep roots and astounding local importance. This luxe mid-century home in SW Portland is no exception. It was designed by George McMath – coined the “father of preservation” in Oregon and...

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