• Silas Beeks House

Restoring an Oregon Pioneer Home

Silas Beeks and his wife Mary Ann Beal survived the Oregon Trail arriving in Oregon in 1847.  They were awarded a donation land claim by the US federal government on a plot of land now near Forest Grove, Oregon.  Prior to federal government control, the land was home to a […]

Restoring an Oregon Pioneer Home2019-09-16T17:43:12+00:00
  • Harry Green mansion front entry

Harry Green Mansion Front Entry

In 1926, Herman Brookman was commissioned to design a house for Harry Green, the President of Doernbecher Manufacturing Company here in Portland. At the time, Brookman was 35 years old and still establishing himself as an architect here, having relocated to Portland from New York a few years earlier to […]

Harry Green Mansion Front Entry2019-09-20T19:48:28+00:00