May 11th and 12th promise good things for the Mid-century enthusiast!
The HPLO, Rejuvenation Hardware and the MCM League combine efforts May 11th & 12th to bring you a sampling of Portland’s wealth of mid-century architecture!
The Historic Preservation League of Oregon starts the weekend off with a tour of Saul Zaik Homes, all of which were chosen by Saul himself, and includes his personal home. The tour price includes a lecture on Saul Zaik and the Northwest Regional. Portland First United Methodist Church, Saturday, 10 am -4pm.
For more tour information and tickets, go to: http://zaiktour.eventbrite.com/
Next, Rejuvenation Hardware gives you the opportunity to hob-nob with Saul Zaik, himself!
The cocktail party “Snappy Hour” is free and open to anyone who RSVP’s. There will be mid-century themed raffle prize (an authentic TAG handblown glass water pipe, with proceeds benefiting the Historic Preservation League of Oregon and the Newton County Historical Society), specialty drinks and appetizers, music by Bart Ferguson, and a contest for best 60′s clothing ensemble! Rejuvenation will also be offering 10% off purchase during party.
Saturday, May 11, 6pm – 8:30pm
1100 SE Grand Avenue
Portland, OR 97214
For more information and to RSVP: http://blog.rejuvenation.com/event/snappy-hour/
Lastly, the MCM League will host our Northeast Portland Mid-Century Neighborhood Tour.
It’s a self-guided driving tour through some of our favorite mid-century neighborhoods, detailing architects and builders of notoriety, and finishes with a catered reception at the 1958 Wedgwood “Home of Tomorrow”, designed by Blair and Fletcher! You won’t want to miss this!
Sunday, May 12, 2013. Bring Mom, it’s a great way to spend Mother’s Day!
Price: $10 for Map & Reception, $5 for Map only.
Tours: Driving tours begin @ 2pm or 4pm. Tour takes approximately 1 to 1.5 hours.
Purchase Tickets: @ 1300 NE 117th (Home of Tomorrow), 2 – 4:30 pm.
Reception: Come back to the Home of Tomorrow at end of tour for a catered reception from 3-7 pm.
We hope to see you at all three events! Make a weekend of it!!