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Downtown Portland’s “North End” Tour
May 28, 2019
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Downtown Portland’s “North End” Tour

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Explore the abundant architectural and cultural history in the downtown neighborhood that bridges Old Town and the Pearl District. Along the way you’ll see 19th century gems, like the Mariner’s Home which has been rehabilitated and turned into the Society Hotel. You’ll also learn how the area became New Chinatown, and Japantown, and you’ll see […]
BD Live! by SMPS Oregon
May 29, 2019
The Sentinel Hotel

BD Live! by SMPS Oregon

The Sentinel Hotel
BD Live! Is a unique workshop that features a live interview between a representative and a panel of BD experts. Our client representative will be interviewed by three representatives from the A/E/C industry, and you will see how experienced principals/business development professionals conduct positioning conversations with their client. The second half of the event includes […]
Call for Volunteers: Q Center Improvements
May 29, 2019
The Center for Architecture

Call for Volunteers: Q Center Improvements

The Center for Architecture
Architects Without Borders – Oregon has begun working with the Q Center to develop a vision for a more welcoming and functional community space at its location on Portland’s North Mississippi Avenue. The non-profit Q Center provides services, information, referrals, classes, support groups, events, and a safe space for the LGBTQ community. Can you help […]
Custom Textile Tour in Downtown PDX
May 30, 2019
Various Locations

Custom Textile Tour in Downtown PDX

Various Locations
The Textile Tour offers a snapshot of the diverse, colorful, and unique to Portland textile scene. We will walk approximately a half mile total in the Downtown/Chinatown district, to cover 4 of my top textile destinations, each place within a few blocks of one another. The Tour kicks off with coffee and a treat at […]
Lair Hill Neighborhood Tour
May 30, 2019
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Lair Hill Neighborhood Tour

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Named for pioneering Portland lawyer and newspaper editor William Lair Hill, this residential neighborhood is one of Portland’s oldest. Lair Hill contains a fascinating mix of historic homes, along with notable buildings significant for their connections to the city’s early immigrant populations. It’s also a neighborhood that was heavily impacted by urban renewal and freeway […]
Design Museum Mornings: Innovation Through Iteration
May 31, 2019
Autodesk

Design Museum Mornings: Innovation Through Iteration

Autodesk
Explore the ways in which design strategies empower entrepreneurs to fail fast and iterate impactfully, leading to better business.   Innovative businesses fuel our economy and shape our lives, and the demand for new ideas has catalyzed the startup renaissance. Design strategies are implemented from the ground up, best utilized at the earliest stages of […]
Historic Alameda Neighborhood Walking Tour
May 31, 2019
Case Study Coffee - NE Sandy

Historic Alameda Neighborhood Walking Tour

Case Study Coffee - NE Sandy
We’ll explore the history and architecture of this elegant early 20th century streetcar neighborhood beginning on Sandy Boulevard and continuing up to and along the Alameda Ridge. Formed by the legendary Missoula Floods, the Alameda Ridge became one of the popular NE Portland neighborhoods for prosperous Portlanders who wanted to be close-in to downtown and […]
Lunch & Learn with New Found State and Salvage Works
May 31, 2019
Salvage Works

Lunch & Learn with New Found State and Salvage Works

Salvage Works
Join New Found State and Salvage Works for a demonstration of Kory Yates’s mushroom-based furniture. Each item is constructed consciously, with thought to the human form and how it interacts with its surroundings. We’ll gather at 11:45 AM for a light lunch provided by Salvage Works and receive a tour and demonstration of Kory’s process. […]
The Commercial and Industrial Architecture of Sandy Blvd. Tour
June 1, 2019
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The Commercial and Industrial Architecture of Sandy Blvd. Tour

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Sandy Boulevard has a long history of commercial and industrial architecture with styles ranging from Brick Utilitarian to Brutalism – all with a generous supply of Streamline and Zig Zag Moderne in between. This tour takes a closer look at a surprising section of the city; an area that hosts some of the city’s most […]
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