The Aubrey R. Watzek House Is One Of The Most Surprising National Landmarks In Oregon

Oregon is full of places that will leave you spellbound. And while the state has numerous natural wonders, there are some manmade landmarks in Oregon that truly shine. The Aubrey R. Watzek House is one such place. This Portland home was built in 1937 for lumber magnate Aubrey Watzek, and designed by Oregon architect John Yeon. A swoon-worthy work of architecture that will delight fans of mid-century modernism, the house looks like something out of Mad Men. Perhaps the most surprising (and under-the-radar) national landmark in Oregon, the Aubrey R. Watzek House is a true hidden treasure that belongs on any Oregonian’s bucket list.

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The Aubrey R. Watzek House is a triumph of architecture, and yet another feather in Oregon’s cap. If you haven’t visited this noteworthy landmark, definitely plan a trip soon. Tours are offered through John Yeon Center at certain times of the year, and offer an in-depth look into the fascinating history and architecture of this National Historic Landmark. Tours are limited to 12 people ages 15 and up, and you can sign up to be notified of upcoming tour dates.

Another Oregon treasure that’s absolutely spectacular is the Portland Japanese Garden. This hidden gem has some of the most stunning scenery in the state.

Address: 1061 SW Skyline Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, USA