Past Event

Buckman Neighborhood Walking Tour
June 15, 2019
Portland Roasting Coffee
Free

Buckman Neighborhood Walking Tour

Portland Roasting Coffee

The Buckman neighborhood is the residential center of historic East Portland, an area that developed in the 1870s and 1880s due to its close proximity to the waterfront and railroad yards. Buckman retained its prominence on the East Side into the early years of the 20th century, but experienced a decline in population and elegance […]

Downtown Portland Moves West Tour
June 15, 2019
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Free

Downtown Portland Moves West Tour

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After repeated Willamette River flooding in the late 19th century, Portland’s central business district began to move west of 2nd Avenue, embarking on an era of building construction that utilized popular new materials, often coupled with classical design motifs. The results included some of the city’s first “skyscrapers” and by the 1910s, Fifth and Sixth […]

Historic King’s Hill Walking Tour
June 14, 2019
Starbucks - NW 23rd + W Burnside
Free

Historic King’s Hill Walking Tour

Starbucks - NW 23rd + W Burnside

Perched high above downtown Portland, the King’s Hill neighborhood is home to some of the most elegant residences in the city. At the beginning of the 20th century, Portland was the major metropolis of the Pacific Northwest, and many of the newly wealthy “merchant princes” of the city chose to live here. King’s Hill is […]

Colonial Heights Neighborhood Tour
June 13, 2019
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Free

Colonial Heights Neighborhood Tour

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Come discover this under-appreciated but charming southeast Portland neighborhood, which boasts an array of architectural styles – from English Cottage and Colonial Revival to mid-century modern and Northwest Regionalism. Starting with the “Burrell Villa,” now known as the Holman Funeral Home, the tour will meander throughout Colonial Heights, highlighting both residential and religious structures as […]

dMob: REACH | Hey Love
June 12, 2019
Hey Love
Free

dMob: REACH | Hey Love

Hey Love

For this #dMobCollabs, we’re teaming up with REACH Community Development to facilitate discussions about housing and community in Portland. Swing by Hey Love at E. Burnside and 9th Ave on Wednesday, June 12th, from 6–9PM to enjoy creative cocktails, share your housing story, and explore what community means in Portland. Making connections is what makes […]

7th Annual Chili Cook-off & Awards Night
June 11, 2019
Lucky Lab Qumiby Beer Hall
Free

7th Annual Chili Cook-off & Awards Night

Lucky Lab Qumiby Beer Hall

Chili Anyone? Join Portland CSI June 11th for our 7th annual CSI Chili Cook Off. This will be a fun evening of networking, chapter awards, some chili smack talk and a little cold beer at the Lucky Lab on Quimby. Please look at attending, or even better, registering a team. Awards will include Best Chili, […]

Merchants and Markets Tour
June 11, 2019
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Free

Merchants and Markets Tour

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Portland’s late-19th century commercial district offers a plethora of interesting architecture as well as a fascinating history. This tour is packed with stories of Portlanders who made their mark as merchants and developers, and their buildings. You’ll learn about the Willamette’s first bridge, the first public market, and our first Chinatown, as well as the […]

Historic Oregon City Walking Tour
June 8, 2019
McLoughlin House
Free

Historic Oregon City Walking Tour

McLoughlin House

Situated at the base of Willamette Falls, Oregon City is the historic “birthplace” of Oregon Territory. In the 1840s this community was the end of the Oregon Trail and the commercial center of the upper Willamette Valley for several years afterwards. On this walk through the historic district of upper Oregon City we will see […]

The History of Irvington as Told Along NE Tillamook St. and Beyond
June 8, 2019
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Free

The History of Irvington as Told Along NE Tillamook St. and Beyond

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The largest National Register Historic District in Portland, Irvington encompasses 583 acres and 2,800 buildings. This tour explores only a small slice of a remarkable neighborhood, including the work of notable architects like Joseph Jacobberger and Ellis Lawrence – all with the goal of providing a broader understanding of the fascinating and rich history of […]

Historic Dunthorpe Walking Tour
June 7, 2019
Elk Rock Garden
Free

Historic Dunthorpe Walking Tour

Elk Rock Garden

Perched along the bluffs on the west side of the Willamette River, the Dunthorpe area attracted well-to-do Portlanders who wanted to live in a wooded, quiet neighborhood close to Portland. Their elegant, spacious residences display a variety of styles popular in the early twentieth century; including designs by noted local architects Roscoe Hemenway, Ellis Lawrence, […]