Explore the Albee House!

Restore Oregon Invites You to Explore the Albee House! Shared for the very first time since the completion of an extensive, multi-year, interior and exterior renovation! Open for One Afternoon Only: On Sunday, July 30, experience the National Register-listed H. Russell Albee House, designed by noted architect A. E. Doyle and beautifully reimagined by designer […]

A Rummer Wrap Up

Photos by Carey Cramer Mr. Rummer’s Neighborhood: A Mid-Century Modern Block Party Restore Oregon and its Modernism Committee were thrilled to bring back our big, in-person mid-century modern tour to the Bohmann Park neighborhood this year! Tour guests strolled through four Robert Rummer built homes, even the home he designed for his family. We saw […]

Grants Awarded for Main Street Projects!

Project rendering image credit: CBTwo Architects/Dylan Chavez, courtesy of Charles Weathers. Oregon Main Street Revitalization Grants $5 million in Funding Announced Restore Oregon congratulates ALL the recipients of the Main Street Revitalization grants in every corner of our state including many rural main streets that really need all the resources possible! With housing being such […]

Dean's Barber Shop

Restore Oregon Launches the Albina Preservation Initiative

Bridging the Gap Between Traditional Historic Preservation Practices and the Lived Experiences of Black Communities in Oregon The Albina Preservation Initiative Focuses on Researching, Celebrating, and Educating Oregonians about Black History and Preservation in Oregon In effort to tell an inclusive story of Oregon’s past, Restore Oregon, Oregon’s only statewide nonprofit historic preservation organization is […]

Most Endangered Places UPDATE

Photos courtesy of Cumberland Community Events Center Most Endangered Places UPDATE: Cumberland Community Events Center Celebrates Restored Steeple & New Roof! Last year, the Cumberland Community Events Center (CCEC), a 2019 Most Endangered Place, received a grant from the Kinsman Foundation with Restore Oregon’s support for $50,000 to perform exterior restoration work, including the roof and […]