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AHC + Docomomo Oregon Will Martin Exhibit Tour
July 17, 2019
Architectural Heritage Center
Free

AHC + Docomomo Oregon Will Martin Exhibit Tour

Architectural Heritage Center

The Artistic and Eclectic Will Martin: Selected Works, 1957-1985 The Architectural Heritage Center has invited Docomomo US/Oregon Chapter Members + non-members to join for a private tour of the Will Martin exhibit before it closes. July 17th, 2019 5:30PM AHC | 701 SE Grand Avenue Portland, OR 97214 FROM AHC: “This original exhibition about the […]

Architecture Lobby Portland Meeting
July 17, 2019
Tap & Table on Ankeny
Free

Architecture Lobby Portland Meeting

Tap & Table on Ankeny

Join us for our July meeting of the Architecture Lobby Portland chapter this coming Wednesday the 17th at Ankeny Tap and Table for beers, foods, and great discussion. About The Architecture Lobby The Architecture Lobby, Inc. is an organization of architectural workers advocating for the value of architecture in the general public and for architectural […]

Summer Story Hour: Actionable Resilience
July 17, 2019
Vestas
Free

Summer Story Hour: Actionable Resilience

Vestas

How do we approach sustainability as it relates to our transportation, our energy usage, or the preservation of our historic roots? To be sustainable is to consider long-term relationships between people and our surroundings – from the planet we call home, to the products we produce and use, and the neighborhoods we know and love. […]

The Pearl District: A Century of Preservation and Change Tour
July 18, 2019
Location Revealed After Registration
Free

The Pearl District: A Century of Preservation and Change Tour

Location Revealed After Registration

Transformed from an outdated and tired industrial area into one of Portland’s premier residential and retail neighborhoods, the Pearl is truly one of the city’s gems. A century ago, the area went through a similar transformation—from a working class housing neighborhood at the edge of a marsh, to an area primarily used for industry and […]

Historic Downtown Beaverton Tour
July 19, 2019
AVA Roasteria - Beaverton
Free

Historic Downtown Beaverton Tour

AVA Roasteria - Beaverton

Yes, indeed, there is a historic downtown Beaverton! As the inter-urban rail network expanded into hills and fields west of the city of Portland in the early 20th century, many small rural enclaves became bustling suburbs that grew up around the rail stops. The automobile era has tended to erase much of the evidence of […]

Sellwood Neighborhood – Part I Tour
July 20, 2019
Location Revealed After Registration
Free

Sellwood Neighborhood – Part I Tour

Location Revealed After Registration

Come learn the “checkerboard history” of Sellwood. Before it became a part of the City of Portland in 1893, Sellwood was an independent, incorporated town. This tour takes you through a section of the original Sellwood tract, where you’ll see a variety of houses and commercial buildings, some dating back to the town’s earliest days. […]

Historic Hollywood District Walking Tour
July 20, 2019
Hollywood Theater
Free

Historic Hollywood District Walking Tour

Hollywood Theater

Starting at the iconic Hollywood Theater in Portland’s Hollywood district, we’ll head northeast along Sandy Blvd exploring the built environment along this well-known diagonal arterial. Most of the commercial buildings reflect the eclectic stylistic palette of architects and builders of the “between the Wars” period in Portland. We’ll learn how the automobile transformed this neighborhood […]

A Welcoming Space for all Abilities
July 25, 2019
Seven Corners Collaborative
Free

A Welcoming Space for all Abilities

Seven Corners Collaborative

AFO is pleased to introduce a new series of events that highlight the positive social impact of architecture in the community. This summer, explore three stellar nonprofit headquarters recently designed by Oregon architecture firms. You’ll have a chance to hear from each organization’s leader, learn about their missions and discover how the spaces were designed […]

Creative Mornings PDX: T. Ngu
July 26, 2019
Portland Institute for Contemporary Art
Free

Creative Mornings PDX: T. Ngu

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art

With a drive for creative businesses and a passion for giving back through her work, T. Ngu is the owner of the jewelry line Upper Metal Class and the founder of Project Object, a retail shop that supports artists and designers works who are women, LGBTQ and POC. T. believes in using her creative skills […]

Inspired by Family Home Design Workshop
August 6, 2019
The Old Church Concert Hall
Free

Inspired by Family Home Design Workshop

The Old Church Concert Hall

Come get inspired about your home’s potential as we discuss growing and changing families, play areas, guest suites and pet-friendly remodeling at the beautiful The Old Church Concert Hall, which was recently remodeled by ARCIFORM. All proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to The Old Church.   About ARCIFORM ARCIFORM is a well-respected design-build […]