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Urban NE MCM Driving Tour – Oct 12

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Join us Oct 12th for our second annual Mid-Century Neighborhood Self-Guided Driving Tour & Reception!

This year we share our favorite examples of mid-century houses and neighborhoods from Urban Northeast Portland, with the tour ending in a reception at a marvel of Mid-century Architecture by Architect John Storrs!

MAPS/TIX: Purchase maps and tickets on Oct 12 from 2-4pm at the Fremont Place Shopping Ctr @ the corner of NE 15th and Fremont.
Tour Map is $5 per group. Reception (includes map) is $10 per person.

RECEPTION: The tour will end with a reception at a recently verified John Storrs1963 Mid-Century Modern home in the area.
This will be your first chance to see this home for yourself! We will have a display of historical information on this house and that of other houses on tour. Address will be given w/ purchase of map. Reception is from 3-6pm. Reception + Map is $10 per person.

Grab a friend and see you then!

September Meeting – No Meet & Greet

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Join us at the Lutz Tavern at 6PM for our September meeting.

There will be NO meet & greet this month, but you can hang out afterwards!

We will be organizing our next Driving Tour scheduled for Oct 12 – it’s a good one and includes a reception at a newly confirmed John Storrs home! Come find out how you can help YOUR club!!

Sept 22, 6pm

Lutz Tavern
4639 SE Woodstock Blvd Portland, OR 97206

July Monthly Meeting

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Join us for the Mid Century Modern League’s July meeting! 

This month we will be meeting at Portland’s oldest Chinese restaurant, Republic Cafe. At 90+ years, the Republic Cafe may not be the brightest eatery in town, but service is fast and the portions are respectable. Plus, the food tastes great!

Please, RSVP so we know how big of a table to reserve. [email protected]

REPUBLIC CAFE
222 NW 4th Ave
Portland OR

Sunday July 21st
Meet and greet from 5-6 PM
Meeting 6:00 PM

June Monthly Meeting!

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Join us for the Mid Century Modern League’s June meeting on June 23rd, 2013.

This month we will be meeting at the home of Tom and Julie, in the amazing MCM Argay neighborhood of NE Portland . 
This meeting will be a potluck. Please feel free to bring a dish to share.

B.Y.O.B.
Mixers will be provided.

Sunday June 23rd
Meet and greet from 5-6 PM
Meeting 6:00 PM

3433 NE 124th PL
Portland, OR 97230

JUNE MEETING

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Join us for the Mid Century Modern League’s June meeting!

This month we will be meeting at the home of Tom and Julie, in the amazing MCM Argay neighborhood of NE Portland . 

This meeting will be a potluck. Please feel free to bring a dish to share.
B.Y.O.B.
Mixers will be provided.

Sunday June 23rd
Meet and greet from 5-6 PM
Meeting 6:00 PM

3433 NE 124th PL
Portland, OR 97230

May Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Our May meeting will be held at the Vintage Design Collective in Westmoreland.
They specialize in Danish Modern and American Modernist furniture and housewares.
You will be able to shop during the meet-n-greet or after the meeting, if you like.

Feel free to bring Potluck. VDC will be providing espresso and canapes.

Sunday May 19th
5PM Meet-n-Greet
6PM Meeting

VDC
7126 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland, OR.
https://www.facebook.com/vdcpdx

Mid-Century Modern Weekend!

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

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

Rejuvenation
1100 SE Grand Avenue
Portland, OR 97214
503.238.1900

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!!

 

 

 

 

 

April Monthly Meeting

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

Please join us for our next meeting on Sunday April 21st.

The meeting will be held at:

The Quay Restaurant and Bar, inside the Red Lion Hotel
100 Columbia St
Vancouver, WA 98660

This nautical-themed bar and restaurant  was built in 1955 with real masts, sails and rigging!  The Red Lion itself, was built in the 60′s, as well.

This will be a great way to kick-off the spring- hope to see you there!

Meet-n-greet at 5:00PM
Meeting at 6:00PM

 

 

 

 

No December Meeting – Happy Holidays!

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

We won’t be having a monthly meeting this December, but the MCM LEAGUE wishes you a safe and happy holiday!!

 

 

Thanks to the fabulous website RETRONAUT for the use of this picture!  Go to www.retronaut.com to INDULDGE yourself with more mid-century advertising!

 

Special Event – Belluschi Tour Hosted by Tony Belluschi

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

A special “member’s only” event.

As a bonus to our faithful club members, on September 9th at 3PM Tony Belluschi, architect and son of Pietro Belluschi, will be our tour guide through the exhibit he compiled of his father’s work at the Oregon Historical Society.Tony Belluschi at Belluschi Exhibit

If you are a Multnomah county resident, your taxes pay for free entry. If from another county, standard OHS entry admission is $11. MCM League is NOT able to cover entry fee.

You must be a current MCM LEAGUE MEMBER to attend, as this is a benefit for paid membership. If you’d like to renew or become a member, please click here: MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL

September 9th
OHS History Center,
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205

Meet on the Steps, 2:45pm.
Tour starts 3pm SHARP