Jim Keppinger Custom Pacific NW Design. Forest Park/ Willamette Heights. Bordered on 3 sides by Forest Park, this special home was custom built in 2000 with thoughtful details and quality materials. The great room floor plan allows effortless entertaining that opens to an expansive view deck that views 3 mountains, the river and Mother Nature.
Archives for March 2019
Sacred Sauvie Island Spirit House 1997. Architect Tom Bender. This harmonious home is located on the best part of Sauvie Island and sits atop high ground, facing South, overlooking protected farm land and open space.
1910 H.P. Christensen House Designed by Architect Emil Schact. A Home for the Ages – Willamette Heights. The architectural pedigree, the history, and the recently added steel and concrete structural reinforcement make this a home for the ages. Commissioned by Hans and Marcy Christensen, Schacht designed this one-of-a-kind Colonial Craftsman.
Light-filled Living – Frank Blachly Architect. 1977 Contemporary -Willamette Heights. An inspired utilization of wood and glass created a light-filled living space where Mother Nature is framed in the picture windows. Thoughtful updates over the years give the home a fresh feel while respecting the original design of the architect.
Steelhead Architecture’s Redesign of Ralph Panhorst’s 1960 Midcentury Westover Terraces. Echoing Panhorst’s vision of light, views and livability this seamless blend of modern amenities and luxury is enhanced by a renewed life and the 180 degree view of the city, mountains and river.
Architect William Christmas Knighton. 1908 Willamette Heights Craftsman Masterpiece. Architect powerhouse, William Christmas Knighton, used the best materials, the best design, and the best craftsmanship available in 1908. Perched atop verandas, patios, manicured gardens and connecting pathways, this stately craftsman sits above the street filling the rooms with an abundance of natural light…
Mary Case Reuse – Willamette Heights. Historic Adaptation at It’s Best. An exemplary example of adaptive reuse – neighborhood lore tells us this one-of-a-kind residence began as a horse stable, then trolley car barn and later an auto barn. In 1976, new owners repurposed the Romanesque brick arches to enclose a magical brick courtyard while maintaining the original historic façade.
The Doherty House Condominiums. Reilly Signature Homes Restoration. Two light-filled luxury condominium homes filled with 1907 character and craftsmanship with 2016 mechanical updates and finishes. This extraordinary restoration by Reilly Signature Homes is a perfect blend of vintage charm paired with modern living.
Rustic Retreat on Forest Park. Cabin Becomes Lodge – Giulietti /Schouten Architects Remodel. Built in 1915 as a retreat from city life, the original cabin remains the heart of this magic home as the cozy, knotty pine paneled dining room with corner windows and decorative brick fireplace.
1895 Whidden and Lewis Architecture. A Queen Anne Southern Belle on King’s Hill Historic District. The Grand MacMaster House is truly a piece of Portland’s History with an unspoiled first floor plan and many fixtures and features remaining intact. The Gone with the Wind 44’ x 12’ broad porch is sheltered behind heritage rhododendrons that bloom royal purple in the spring.