Preserve, Reuse, and Pass Forward Oregon's Historic Resources...
Added by Denise Bartelt on July 29, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments
A great many very good ideas were generated in the recent Preservation Roundtable on "Healthy Historic Districts" hosted by the HPLO. One underlying principle was that both rehabilitation and new construction should tell the story of the district. Such a simple but profound idea!
Tell the story of the district! That simple goal sets the table for quality design, for good public spaces, for innovative infill, for a cohesive sense of Place. And it lifts our view from…Continue
Added by Peggy Moretti on July 28, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments
Articles in the latest issue of the National Trust’s Forum Journal centered around a theme of the changing landscape of preservation and several authors drew the conclusion that we may need to change our brand from “historic preservation” to “heritage conservation.” I’m inclined to agree.…Continue
Added by Peggy Moretti on July 12, 2010 at 1:38pm — No Comments
As far back as I can recall, I've been drawn to old houses, buildings, neighborhoods, bridges, you name it. They have so much SUBSTANCE and character! Both in their design, their story, and the fact that real people made them with their own hands, sweat, inspiration. They identify a Real Place in a way no strip mall or cookie-cutter subdivision can.…Continue
Added by Peggy Moretti on July 1, 2010 at 4:44pm — No Comments