Preserve, Reuse, and Pass Forward Oregon's Historic Resources...
What's going on around the state this week you ask? Well, we decided to make today's Preservation Roundup short and sweet so you can read about Oregon's preservation happenings over a weekend beer or iced tea. Enjoy!
Astoria. Check out this succinct blog post about energy efficient window repair.
Cascadia. The New York Times blog looks at the need for seismic upgrade in Oregon schools.
Champoeg. Oregon State University is inviting the public to check out archaeological digs at the Champoeg State Heritage Area.
Corvallis. A 1911 Craftsman is being hurriedly relocated to avoid demolition for more student townhouses.
Cottage Grove. There's a great article in the Sentinel about window repair at the Armory.
Frenchglen. There's still time to apply to the Pacific Northwest Preservation Field School.
Hillsboro. The Hillsboro Argus has a fun feature on the history of the town (and info on a newly-released book)
Jacksonville. A unique property is up for sale and the City is considering options to purchase.
Nationwide. The National Trust is working to designate a Manhattan Project National Historic Park (including Hanford in Washington).
North Bend. Archaeology is progressing at the site of an 1852 shipwreck encampment.
Pendleton. Great news for the Rivoli, one of Oregon's Most Endangered Places.
Philomath. The Benton County Historical Society's iconic building is getting some more exterior rehabilitation.
Portland. Gatehouse Number 1 on Mount Tabor is being restored, Terwilliger Parkway is turning 100, Portland's bridges will be the focus of a few tours, and there's an Oregonian piece on the Most Endangered Jantzen Beach Carousel (we are tracking this very closely).
Timberline. Mark your calendar for a fun weekend at Timberline later this summer.
That's it for this week's roundup. Thanks to HPLO Board member Liz Carter for the fantastic photos of this summer's archaeological dig at Fort Lane.