Artifact move unites the collections

June 17, 2020 - One of the most significant collections of architectural artifacts in the western United States is now under one roof. Frieze panels from the AHC collections were donated to Portland Public Schools to be installed in the renovated Lincoln High School. AHC's collection consists of [...]

June 18th, 2020|AHC News, Historic Preservation, Local History|

Bringing their histories like gifts to the table

June 4, 2020 - "When people feel left out of history, by design - when their achievements are ignored and left out - they will create enclaves of their own, both healthy and unhealthy, for self affirmation. But when all are involved, they will bring their histories as gifts to [...]

June 5th, 2020|Advocacy News, Blog, Local History|

Candidates discuss issues related to our city’s built environment

May 6, 2020 - Portland’s primary election takes place on May 19, 2020. We wanted to provide an opportunity to learn more from the candidates about their views on livability, sustainability, economic, and emergency preparedness issues as they relate to the city’s built environment. We invited all candidates for Mayor [...]

Project to protect African American historic resources moves forward

UPDATED February 29, 2020 - The State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation voted unanimously on February 28 to forward the MPD to the Keeper of the National Register of Historic Places for final approval and listing. UPDATED January 28, 2020 - The Portland Historic Landmarks Commission reviewed the MPD at [...]

AHC Advocacy Affects Portland Multi-Dwelling Zoning Changes

December 17, 2019 - Efforts by the AHC advocacy committee and other historic preservation advocates have resulted in additional protections for historic resources in Portland’s multi-dwelling zones. Following almost two years of development, the Portland City Council adopted the Better Housing by Design changes on Wednesday, December 18th.  These code [...]

December 17th, 2019|Advocacy News, Blog, Historic Preservation, Local History|