2019 AHC Gala “MidMod Dinner + Lounge”

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The 2019 AHC Gala is a mid-mod inspired event Celebrating Place. New venue, new menu, and new party, this year’s gala takes place at the historic University Club.

The evening includes:

  • 5pm- COCKTAIL HOUR begins followed by a three-course DINNER of local, sustainable ingredients prepared by the University Club’s gourmet kitchen. Gala Dinner includes choice of three-course menus:
    • Pan Seared Salmon with fresh herb rice pilaf, roasted asparagus, and lemon beurre blanc.
    • Chicken Marsala with mushroom marsala sauce, linguini, and roasted cherry tomatoes.
    • Lemon Garlic Grilled Zucchini with curried garbanzo bean puree, harissa fennel, ginger poached tomatoes, and cilantro chutney.
    • All menus include appetizers, salad, rolls, and petite desserts. Wine and beer served with gala dinner.
  • LIVE AUCTION includes getaways from Berlin to Nantucket to Oregon’s only Frank Lloyd Wright house, plus a limited-edition print featuring Pietro Belluschi’s iconic Commonwealth Building lobby mural, and desserts!
  • 8pm- LOUNGE party begins with mid-mod inspired fare, wine and beer, DJ Pan Am spinning retro tunes, dancing, raffle, and silent auction
  • EMCEE for the evening is Portland’s famed Poison Waters

Our annual AHC Gala serves as the Architectural Heritage Center’s major fundraiser, bringing together over 250 people to support and celebrate our public programs, tours, and exhibits on topics about the city’s past, present, and future.


$175 Dinner + Lounge Party ticket (5pm)
$35 Lounge Party Only (8pm)
$1400 Gala table (for 8)

About the Architectural Heritage Center

The Architectural Heritage Center’s mission is to “inspire people to conserve the art, craft, and context of historic buildings and places to promote our cultural heritage as a vital element of livable, sustainable, communities.” We seek to preserve the historic character and livability of our built environment, and to promote sustainability through the re-use of period homes and buildings.

Owned and operated by the non-profit Bosco-Milligan Foundation, we empower people in the Portland region to preserve both landmark buildings and the regular “vernacular” vintage homes and storefronts that collectively define our neighborhoods, traditional downtowns, culture, history, and quality of life.

Cover image courtesy Architectural Heritage Center.

Event Detail

October 12, 2019 5:00 pm
October 12, 2019 9:00 pm


Architectural Heritage Center