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 Blenko handblown glass lamp, with proceeds benefiting the Historic Preservation League of Oregon), 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!!