Preserve, Reuse, and Pass Forward Oregon's Historic Resources...
First off, yes we're early to Preservation Roundup this week. You know what they say, "it's 5 o'clock Friday somewhere." And since this will be the last Friday Preservation Roundup of 2011, maybe it's okay that we're early this week so that you have something to read on your Christmas eve eve…Continue
Added by Brandon Spencer-Hartle on December 22, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments
The I-5 yo-yo. That's what this week has been for us at the HPLO. With such a great string of sunny days, we've been spending quite a bit of time in Marion County to work on a number of initiatives. First, the HPLO is gearing up for the 2012 Preservation Roundtable on "Oregon's masonry buildings: resilience, access, and…Continue
Added by Brandon Spencer-Hartle on December 16, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments
First off, a BIG thank you to everyone who has already donated to the year-end campaign to save Oregon's endangered historic places. We're getting close to the…Continue
Added by Brandon Spencer-Hartle on December 9, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Christie, Ann and Denise, members of HPLO, were given a tour of the Cottage Grove Armory by none other than the Cottage Grove City Manager, Richard Meyers. We considered it quite a privilege. This is the first time the COAST GHOST team has explored an historic place wearing its HPLO 'hat'.
It was cold. There is no heat in the vast building yet. And huge - 32,000 sq ft.
The Armory was built in 1931 with monies from both the federal government and a substantial contribution from…Continue
It's been a busy few days for us at HPLO Headquarters as we make last-minute site visits in the Willamette Valley, meet with University of Oregon students finishing their fall term classes, and kick-off our year-end campaign to save endangered places in 2012. If you haven't seen our homepage in awhile, now is the time to check it out! …
Added by Brandon Spencer-Hartle on December 2, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments