Lecture

The Oregon Rail Heritage Center: Rescuing Oregon’s Railroad History
Jan 18-2020

The Oregon Rail Heritage Center: Rescuing Oregon’s Railroad History

Portland’s railroad heritage includes three steam locomotives donated to the city in the 1950s. These engines sat adjacent to Oaks Park until 1974, when the first of the three, Southern Pacific 4449, was restored to pull the American Freedom Train in celebration of the US Bicentennial. Eventually 4449 and the other locomotives were moved to […]

Architectural Heritage Center
Thresholds and the Liminal: A Tale of Three Portland Landmarks
Jan 25-2020

Thresholds and the Liminal: A Tale of Three Portland Landmarks

When we say “threshold” we usually think of that physical crossing one steps over while moving from one place to another. A threshold, however, might also be a point of departure as we move from one architectural era to another, and in doing so, find new and even different interpretations. Liminal, refers to that place […]

Architectural Heritage Center
Cultivating a Client Appreciation Culture
Jan 28-2020

Cultivating a Client Appreciation Culture

Cultivating a Client Appreciation Culture Transform your business development process from one that focuses on what we have done and what we think you need to one that is built on active listening. This authentic investment of time and attention shows clients that it’s not all about the consultant and will lead to stronger, more […]

David Evans & Associates
Railroad Architecture and the Northwest: Economics, Ethos, and Culture
Feb 8-2020

Railroad Architecture and the Northwest: Economics, Ethos, and Culture

Railways were one of the driving forces in the settlement and urbanization of the United States. Through their station buildings, they left a profound architectural legacy on the country. Yet these buildings are more than set pieces of artistic achievement. From humble wooden depots that pioneered the concept of franchise architecture to grand urban depots […]

Architectural Heritage Center
Manufactured Stone Veneer Installation Techniques
Feb 12-2020

Manufactured Stone Veneer Installation Techniques

Learn the preferred method to install manufactured stone veneer from industry experts through a hands-on demo and informational presentation. Event Schedule: Meet & Greet: 4:30-5:00PM Installation Demo: 5:00-6:00PM Food & Drink: 6:00-6:30PM CEU Presentation: 6:30-7:00PM RSVP to: Harold Friberg Harold@mioctio.org 503-354-7309 About The Masonry and Ceramic Tile Institute of Oregon To promote, educate, counsel and […]

Walsh Construction
“Number Please”: Portland and the Architecture of the Telephone Exchange
Mar 14-2020

“Number Please”: Portland and the Architecture of the Telephone Exchange

During the first several decades in the history of telecommunications, the constantly evolving technology created a need for telephone operators to connect callers and large buildings to house both workers and equipment. Things changed, however, by the by the mid-20th century as rotary dial equipment replaced the friendly voices of the telephone operators. The buildings […]

Architectural Heritage Center
Industry Forum 2020
Mar 19-2020

Industry Forum 2020

Portland Industry Forum is attended by hundreds of designers, engineers, contractors, product representatives and project owners. Join us for a stimulating look at what’s new and innovative in the building and construction industry. There are some exciting changes happening this year: New Location! The Redd on Salmon – a bright, beautiful venue with a rich […]

The Redd on Salmon Street
The New Deal’s Local Legacy
Mar 28-2020

The New Deal’s Local Legacy

The New Deal’s Local Legacy: Pioneering Historic Preservation and a Landscape Aesthetic Timberline Lodge provides lasting evidence that beauty could result from the country’s greatest economic crisis. While Timberline is the best known of the Depression era’s Oregon projects, further examination of the New Deal’s long list of agencies produces impressive evidence of a legacy […]

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