Real Estate

Property Watch: A Midcentury Time Capsule on Nearly 7 Acres in Hillsboro

A midcentury-modern home from 1967 with swag lights, Roman brick, and wood paneling galore, all in a forested setting in Portland's western suburbs

01/17/2023 By Melissa Dalton

Habitat

A Midcentury Collector Home Gets a Very Modern Push into Tomorrow

One of Portland homebuilder Robert Rummer’s classic ’60s designs is retrofitted for modern life.

12/07/2022 By Matthew Trueherz Photography by Christopher Dibble

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Classic Midcentury In Multnomah Village That May Have Been the Architect’s Own

James Jamison passed away in 2007, and the obituary also mentions that he designed his own personal SW Portland residence. So, the question is: could this be it?

10/24/2022 By Melissa Dalton

House Proud

Gawk at These Modern Portland Homes on an Architectural Tour

The season kicks off next month with the Portland Modern Home Tour, featuring homes from Raleigh Hills to Sellwood to Cully.

09/23/2022 By Julia Silverman

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Mid-Century Modern Retreat in Highland Crest

Large windows and sliding glass doors open up this Southwest Burton Road home, built in 1962.

08/08/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Light and Bright House Made of Modular Triangles in Eliot

Of course this modern home in inner Northeast Portland by Irving Park has been featured in Dwell.

07/25/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Design

Gresham's New Library Could Be Our Starchitect Moment

Designers of the new 95,000 square foot East County flagship branch, which is set to open in 2025, are shooting for the moon.

07/18/2022 By Julia Silverman

Real Estate

Property Watch: A West Hills Home that Defies Its Challenging Lot

This contemporary Portland home is complete with a backyard that has it all, from the hot tub and fitness studio to a bocce ball court.

07/11/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Books, Books, Books

Portland's Flagship Downtown Library Is Getting a Face-Lift—And Closing for 3 Months!

The Multnomah County Central Library building will be closed to the public from August 1 to November 1 for a face-lift.

06/21/2022 By Julia Silverman

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Midcentury Chalet in the Treetops Is Polished to a Shine in Highlands Crest

Even the shower has forest views in this West Hills home with custom wood cabinetry and floating decks—it was Sunset magazine’s 1967 Home of the Year.

06/06/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Quiet Stunner at the Top of the Hillsdale Neighborhood

Evergreen views, a private courtyard, pocket doors, and minimalist details in a West Hills home near Council Crest, designed by Portland’s Fieldwork.

04/25/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: In Oak Grove, a Modernized Pietro Belluschi Home in a Parklike Setting

Dutch doors, wood tones and cork floors are all hallmarks of the noted architect's style in this suburb just south of Portland.

03/28/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Design

PDX Is Getting a Stunning New Roof Made of 2.5 Million Feet of Timber

ZGF Architects designed the new feature as part of the airport’s ongoing renovation.

06/18/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Design

A Stunning, Storybook Open Entryway Brightens This West Hills Midcentury Home

“I like to think of it as a narrative entry,” Stewart Horner says.

12/15/2020 By Marty Patail

Design

4 Can’t-Miss Portland Design Week 2019 Events

From radical CLT architecture to visionary Mexican artists, Portland's design world is wider than ever.

03/26/2019 By Shayla Norris-York

Sports

They Want to Build a Baseball Stadium in Northwest Portland. Here's How It Could Look.

The Portland Diamond Project reached a significant land deal with the city for the Terminal 2 site on NW Front Ave. And the renderings include a mystery gondola.

11/29/2018 By Marty Patail

Interior Design

A Portlander Helped Design This Cabo Dream House

Allison Smith Design furnished the home with items from her hometown of San Miguel de Allende.

09/21/2018 By Allison Place

The Groundbreaker

Architect Carrie Strickland Leads an Acclaimed Portland Firm into a New Era

With Strickland taking control, Works Progress becomes the largest female-owned architecture company on the West Coast.

09/18/2018 By Brian Libby

Concrete Forest

This Portland Building Will Be Covered in Actual Trees

The Tree Farm will look "like a big-ass Chia Pet," says developer Kevin Cavenaugh.

09/18/2018 By Sarah Hutchins

Architecture

It Was a Serious Journey to Build This Remote Mt Hood Cabin

The plot was so deep in the woods that construction trucks couldn't reach it.

09/18/2018 By Sarah Hutchins