The Oregon Historical Society

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Aug 19, 2012
We asked a panel of 5 experts to choose the 10 greatest homes in the city’s history. Bask in the architectural wonder, as we take you on a virtual tour of Portland’s finest residential structures,...
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Mar 14, 2011
Almost entirely self-taught as an architect, John Yeon completed his first house at age 27 for the lumber baron Aubrey Watzek. It became an instant classic and soon was published about...
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Feb 2, 2011
Take a swig from any of Portland’s Benson Bubblers and you can’t help but be charmed. But maybe you’re also being inspired. How else to explain Portlanders’ deep connection to their surroundings?...
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Dec 21, 2010
Voters may have trounced the state's first nontribal casino. Lottery revenues may be down. But history shows that Oregonians' yen for games of chance is destined to grow.
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Apr 20, 2010
It has been forty years since the tumultuous year of 1970—we reflect on a notable timeline of events which steadfastly birthed a new Portland.
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Apr 20, 2010
It has been forty years since the tumultuous year of 1970—we reflect on a notable timeline of events which steadfastly birthed a new Portland.
Thumbnail for - The Hood Old Days
Nov 17, 2009
Who was the first person to summit the mountain? Who dedicated Timberline Lodge? What's the deal with that igloo thing? This slideshow is sure to give you all the details on the history of Mt Hood.
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: The Hood Old Days
Nov 17, 2009
Who was the first person to summit the mountain? Who dedicated Timberline Lodge? What's the deal with that igloo thing? This slideshow is sure to give you all the details on the history of Mt Hood.
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Boundaries for Taste
Aug 28, 2009
An important moment in the history of Oregon wine occurred in 1975, when Oregon began requiring every city in the state to implement an urban growth boundary. The result: numerous hillsides on the...
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