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Historic Preservation News

The "once in a generation" Historic Resources Code Project recommendations for Code changes will be reviewed by City Council on November 3, 2021, at 2pm.  Your voice is needed to support the great parts and push for fixing the not-so-great parts


Bungalow, Ladd's Addition Historic District


Victorian Cottage, Irvington Historic District


Single and Multi-Family Houses, Eliot Historic Conservation District

For the latest news on Preservation wins and losses tune in to the "Building on History" Blog here

And don't forget our own PortlandTomorrow Blog

City Council is now considering possible amendments to the HRCP proposal.
Check back here Dec. 1 for more details and additional chances to make your voice heard!

For state-wide Historic Preservation News check out Restore Oregon's News Page

For more local Portland Preservation News and much more check out the Architectural Heritage Center

Want to do still more?  The historic Billy Webb Lodge Building, recently nominated to the National Register of Historic Places for its importance to Portland's Black Community was seriously damaged by fire recently.   Fund raising had already begun before the fire to restore this historic structure, and now still more funds are needed.  Here's the link to a GoFundMe site to do just that.  Please give generously!

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