Events

 

The Trolleys That Built Portland's Neighborhoods

06/22/2024 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM PT
Lecture
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
  • $25.00  -  General Public
Join Richard Thompson who will demonstrate how Portland neighborhoods owe their location, alignment, and growth to the streetcar.

Portland Architecture on the World Stage Tour

06/22/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore 70 years of architectural controversy and acclaim in downtown Portland.

Lair Hill Neighborhood Tour

06/25/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore one of the city's oldest neighborhoods, situated on the edge of downtown.

Walnut Park Neighborhood Tour

06/27/2024 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Stroll through this fantastic North Portland neighborhood first developed by William Killingsworth in the early 20th century.

Reedwood Neighborhood Tour

06/29/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore this mid-century suburban style development near Reed College.

The Basics of Wood Window Repair

06/29/2024 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM PT
Lecture
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
  • $25.00  -  General Public
If you love your original, double-hung windows, but just wish they worked better – know they can! Come learn to do-it-yourself from a local expert.

Classic Irvington Neighborhood Tour

07/06/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Stroll through historic Irvington, where you'll see fine examples of the work of several important early-20th century architects who helped shape the neighborhood.

Portland Architecture on the World Stage Tour

07/09/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore 70 years of architectural controversy and acclaim in downtown Portland.

Buckman Neighborhood Tour

07/11/2024 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
  • $25.00  -  General Public
Stroll through one of the oldest eastside residential neighborhoods while learning about house types common to late 19th - early 20th century Portland.

Historic Ladd's Addition Neighborhood Tour

07/13/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore the tree-lined streets and beautiful early 20th century architecture of this uniquely planned neighborhood.

South Park Blocks Tour

07/16/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Stroll through the beautiful trees in some of the city's oldest parkland, now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, all while learning about the rich architectural heritage of the neighborhood.

Downtown's West End Tour

07/20/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Learn about the history and culture of this district while viewing masterworks from some of the city's most notable 19th and 20th century architects.

Historic Homes of the Alphabet District Tour

07/23/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore a residential portion of one of Portland's most vibrant and historic neighborhoods.

Piedmont Neighborhood Tour

07/25/2024 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore this North Portland neighborhood filled with beautiful buildings in a wide variety of architectural styles dating back to the late 1800s.

Broadway & Mid-Town Tour

07/27/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore the landmarks and lesser-known architectural gems in the center of downtown.

Remodeling Historic Homes for Comfort and Today's Lifestyle

07/27/2024 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM PT
Lecture
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
  • $25.00  -  General Public
Join Jacob Chavez, Owner of J-Chavez Design Build, for an exclusive journey blending preservation and luxury. Delve into the secrets of insulating historic homes, where comfort and efficiency meet timeless craftsmanship. Explore the transformative impact of proper insulation techniques and learn to maintain the character of these treasures. Then, enjoy a look into the art of high design remodeling. From custom kitchens to highly crafted bathrooms, discover sophisticated home design and remodeling.

Buckman Neighborhood Tour

07/30/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
  • $25.00  -  General Public
Stroll through one of the oldest eastside residential neighborhoods while learning about house types common to late 19th - early 20th century Portland.

East Portland/Grand Avenue Historic District Tour

08/01/2024 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore the "Main Street" of Portland's Central Eastside and learn about the area's rich history and fascinating variety of architecture.

Lair Hill Neighborhood Tour

08/03/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore one of the city's oldest neighborhoods, situated on the edge of downtown.

Merchants and Markets Tour

08/06/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore one of Portland's first historic districts with its impressive variety of architecture and history.

Streetcar Irvington Neighborhood Tour

08/08/2024 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore a section of the historic Irvington neighborhood where the streetcar used to run every 5 minutes.

East Portland/Grand Avenue Historic District Tour

08/10/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore the "Main Street" of Portland's Central Eastside and learn about the area's rich history and fascinating variety of architecture.

Downtown Temples of Commerce Tour

08/13/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore the commercial heart of downtown Portland and learn about the architects, designs, and building materials that changed the city dramatically in the early 20th century.

Willamette Heights Neighborhood Tour

08/15/2024 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore this beautiful-but-hilly Northwest Portland neighborhood on the edge of Forest Park.

Buckman Neighborhood Tour

08/17/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
  • $25.00  -  General Public
Stroll through one of the oldest eastside residential neighborhoods while learning about house types common to late 19th - early 20th century Portland.

Oregon City Tour

08/17/2024 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Join Mayor of Oregon City Denyse McGriff to tour Historic Oregon City: The McLaughlin Promenade, Municipal Elevator and Willamette Falls. Join Oregon City's mayor and learn the histories of Oregon City's two newest National Register of Historic Places properties: the 7.8 linear trail McLaughlin Promenade and the Municipal Elevator. The tour will pass historic homes and views of the Willamette Falls. You will receive updates on the Cayuse 5 and tumwatta village projects.

Historic Ladd's Addition Neighborhood Tour

08/20/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore the tree-lined streets and beautiful early 20th century architecture of this uniquely planned neighborhood.

Classic Irvington Neighborhood Tour

08/22/2024 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Stroll through historic Irvington, where you'll see fine examples of the work of several important early-20th century architects who helped shape the neighborhood.

Portland Architecture on the World Stage Tour

08/24/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore 70 years of architectural controversy and acclaim in downtown Portland.

Historic King's Hill Neighborhood Tour

08/29/2024 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore the beautiful hillside neighborhood near the entrance to Washington Park and Vista Avenue.

Portland Heights & Vista Avenue Tour

08/31/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore the history and architecture of this hillside neighborhood filled with beautiful homes in a variety of architectural styles.

Historic Homes of the Alphabet District + Interior tour of the Isam White Mansion

09/03/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore a residential portion of one of Portland's most vibrant and historic neighborhoods.
Included is an interior tour of the Isam White Mansion.

Victorian Irvington Neighborhood Tour

09/07/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Take a walk through the oldest portion of this historic neighborhood and learn how it has been affected by more than a century of change.

Sunnyside-Belmont Neighborhood Tour

09/10/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Stroll through this great Southeast neighborhood filled with a fun mix of historic building types and styles.

Historic Eastmoreland Neighborhood Tour

09/17/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Stroll along the tree-lined streets of one of Portland's most beautiful residential neighborhoods, recently listed on the National Register of Historic Places

THE BUILDERS: Northeast Portland

09/21/2024 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM PT
Lecture
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
  • $25.00  -  General Public
With words, photos, drawings and maps, Northeast Portland historian Doug Decker will share the stories of builders whose work typifies the home building experience in Portland between 1912 and 1955.

Piedmont Neighborhood Tour

09/21/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore this North Portland neighborhood filled with beautiful buildings in a wide variety of architectural styles dating back to the late 1800s.

Buckman Neighborhood Tour

09/24/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
  • $25.00  -  General Public
Stroll through one of the oldest eastside residential neighborhoods while learning about house types common to late 19th - early 20th century Portland.

Streetcar Irvington Neighborhood Tour

09/28/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore a section of the historic Irvington neighborhood where the streetcar used to run every 5 minutes.

Historic Old Town Tour

10/01/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore the oldest part of downtown, while learning about notable early Portlanders and architects, and see up close the beautiful cast-iron ornamentation that adorns many of the building facades.

Colonial Heights Neighborhood Tour

10/05/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
See a variety of residential architectural styles and learn about some of the early residents in this close-in southeast neighborhood near Ladd's Addition.

Broadway & Mid-Town Tour

10/08/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore the landmarks and lesser-known architectural gems in the center of downtown.

East Portland / Grand Avenue Historic District

10/12/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore the "Main Street" of Portland's Central Eastside and learn about its rich history and fascinating architecture

Historic Ladd's Addition Neighborhood Tour

10/15/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore the tree-lined streets and beautiful early 20th century architecture of this uniquely planned neighborhood.

Portland Heights & Vista Avenue Tour

10/19/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore the history and architecture of this hillside neighborhood filled with beautiful homes in a variety of architectural styles.

Mt Tabor Neighborhood Tour

10/26/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Take a walk through a stunning neighborhood on the west side of Mt. Tabor Park.

Portland Architecture on the World Stage Tour

10/26/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore 70 years of architectural controversy and acclaim in downtown Portland.

Willamette Heights Neighborhood Tour

11/02/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore this beautiful-but-hilly Northwest Portland neighborhood on the edge of Forest Park.

Historic King's Hill Neighborhood Tour

11/05/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore the beautiful hillside neighborhood near the entrance to Washington Park and Vista Avenue.

Downtown Temples of Commerce Tour

11/09/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore the commercial heart of downtown Portland and learn about the architects, designs, and building materials that changed the city dramatically in the early 20th century.

Broadway & Mid-Town Tour

11/16/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
Walking Tour
  • $25.00  -  General Public
  • $15.00  -  AHC Members
Explore the landmarks and lesser-known architectural gems in the center of downtown.