Preserve, Reuse, and Pass Forward Oregon's Historic Resources...
This being the first Friday Preservation Roundup of 2012 following our holiday blogging hiatus, maybe it’s no surprise that there’s a lot of stuff going on in the Oregon preservation world. At the HPLO we’ve been busy getting our winter program schedule finalized and energized for some fun lectures, candidate forums, and masonry building workshops…Continue
Added by Brandon Spencer-Hartle on January 6, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Several months back, the HPLO received a phone call from one of our league members in Linn County who had been alerted to a verbal decision by the City of Tangent to demolish the “Big Red Barn.” Also known as the “Bass Barn” or “Tangent Barn,” the Big Red Barn was built in the early 1920s by poultry farmers Herbert and Jane Borden in the small grass seed farming community south of Albany. Although a number of buildings in the Tangent vicinity date to the much earlier settlement era of the…Continue