We just love the craftsmanship involved in the building of a classic Oregon house. The attention to detail, the eye for timeless design, and the care that goes into constructing these homes is something to admire. A few days ago we brought you amazing architecture. We thought we’d take it a step further and pay homage to the dwellings across the state that are really something special.
14) Robert F. and Elizabeth Clark House, Baker City
Built in 1880, this historic Baker City home is a classic example of Italianate architecture.
13) Kiger House, Corvallis
Located in the Avery-Helms Historic District of Corvallis, the Kiger House represents a style from the city's boom at the end of the 19th century into the 20th.
12) William Barlow House, Barlow
Now a museum, this home is where William Barlow raised his family including his son Samuel Barlow most noted for constructing Barlow road.
11) Frank Chamberlain Clark House, Medford
Frank Chamberlain Clark designed this home in 1930 utilizing the classic colonial revivalism style of the time.
10) Elliott R. Corbett House, Portland
Whitehouse and Fouilhoux designed this home in the early 20th century, they were two of Portland's foremost architects of the time. It can be found in the Dunthorpe neighborhood.
9) Elmer Harlow House, Eugene
This carefully constructed home was built in 1922 as a bungalow style which the popular Craftsman magazine of the time highlighted.
8) Captain George Flavel House Museum, Astoria
"Flavel House (Astoria, Oregon)" by Visitor7 - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
This house museum was once owned by George Flavel, one of Astoria's first millionaires. You may remember it from the film The Goonies.
7) Gordon House, Silverton
Frank Lloyd Wright designed this residence in 1957 based on a concept from Life magazine in 1938.
6) Thomas McCann House, Bend
This home was once owned by the general manager of the Shevlin-Hixon Lumber Company.
5) Patrick Hughes House, Cape Blanco
"Patrick Hughes House (Sixes, Oregon)" by Visitor7 - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
This Queen Anne style home was constructed in 1898. It now serves as a museum run by the Cape Blanco Heritage Society.
4) Pittock Mansion, Portland
This most admired French Renaissance style home offers an incredible panoramic view over downtown Portland.
3) Ed Rand House, Baker City
"Rand House - Baker City Oregon" by Ian Poellet - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
You guessed it, architect Ed Rand designed the Ed Rand house.
2) Harry F. Wentz Studio, Manzanita
Wentz Studio N - Manzanita Oregon" by Ian Poellet - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Architect A.E. Doyle and artist Harry Wentz collaborated on this bungalow style home which would be seen as a model for future Northwestern regional houses.
1) John and Murta Van Dellen House, The Dalles
This amazing home was built using only the finest local materials of 1920 in a classic California bungalow style.
These are but a few of the beautiful homes in Oregon. What are some of housing gems you’ve come across in your community? Tell us in the comments below!
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