Real Estate

Property Watch: A Brick Midcentury in a Concordia Enclave

Built in 1954, this midcentury gem has fantastic bones only enhanced by a more recent remodel.

05/01/2023 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: A One-of-a-Kind Home by an Iconic Local Architect

For $3.6 million, work with "organic architect" Robert Harvey Oshatz to customize the interior of this Northwest Portland Forest Park home.

03/28/2023 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Stylishly Updated Peninsula Park Tudor

Gucci wallpaper and an old-school speakeasy made this one go pending in less than a week in North Portland's Piedmont, from Living Room Realty.

03/24/2023 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


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

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Beautifully Restored Southeast Craftsman with Artistic Flourish

This Southeast Portland home, called the Harry McCormick House, boasts 9,340 square feet with three floors, eight bedrooms, and five baths.

06/21/2022 By Melissa Dalton

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


Take a Look at the New Serena Williams Building at Nike

The namesake building is the largest yet to grace the sprawling campus in Beaverton.

05/04/2022 By Michelle Harris

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Color-Blocked Classic by William Fletcher

The Portland home of a significant midcentury architect, one of the founders of Northwest Modernism, hits the market for the very first time.

05/02/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Hidden Gem In Salem

Clean lines, flat roof, celerstory windows, movable walls, in-house sauna, a carport, and more Frank Lloyd Wright vibes in this 1970 home in Salem, Oregon.

04/18/2022 By Melissa Dalton

Real Estate

Property Watch: A Council Crest Mid-Century with Lots of Modern Style

Come for the mid-century character of this Portland home, stay for the outdoor spaces, amazing home office, and well, everything really.

04/11/2022 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

Real Estate

Property Watch: On Tabor, an Arts and Crafts Home by Architect Ellis F. Lawrence

The 6,253 sq. ft. house was designed and built in 1912 by Ellis F. Lawrence, who created the School of Architecture and Allied Arts at the University of Oregon.

03/21/2022 By Melissa Dalton


Trauma-Informed Design Turns an Old Church into a Family Shelter

With pro bono help from a local designer, Family Village has soft curves, open sight lines, and a sense of place.

12/10/2021 By Angela Uherbelau

Real Estate

Property Watch: Airy Loft Living in Inner Southeast

This Division Street design gem boasts custom wood and glass doors, a loft to die for, custom lighting, and other top design details.

08/02/2021 By Melissa Dalton


A Traditional West Hills Ranch Shows Its Wild Side

Portland design firm Penny Black brought in clean surfaces, big windows, and bright splashes of lime green.

03/20/2021 By Marty Patail


These 6 Northwest Schools Are Inspiring Post-Pandemic Design

From high-tech ventilation systems to “flex spaces” for students to work while social distancing to sweeping outdoor classrooms, here are a few spookily pres...

11/20/2020 By Julia Silverman

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Sept 2

The content in our queues, from Jerry Orbach to Cowboy Bebop

09/03/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

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Summer Road Trip through Restoration

Follow along on this local tour of historic buildings in Portland that have been restored with the utmost care and craftsmanship.