MCM League http://mcmleague.org The Midcentury Modern League of Portland, Ore Wed, 09 Oct 2013 23:34:05 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.2.1 Urban NE MCM Driving Tour – Oct 12 http://mcmleague.org/?p=1344 http://mcmleague.org/?p=1344#comments Mon, 23 Sep 2013 15:51:57 +0000 Midcentury http://mcmleague.org/?p=1344 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!

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September Meeting – No Meet & Greet http://mcmleague.org/?p=1341 http://mcmleague.org/?p=1341#comments Tue, 17 Sep 2013 04:33:48 +0000 Midcentury http://mcmleague.org/?p=1341 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

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July Monthly Meeting http://mcmleague.org/?p=1337 http://mcmleague.org/?p=1337#comments Fri, 19 Jul 2013 15:58:44 +0000 Midcentury http://mcmleague.org/?p=1337 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.  kimmy@mcmleague.org

REPUBLIC CAFE
222 NW 4th Ave
Portland OR

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

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Annual MCM League Garage SALE!! http://mcmleague.org/?p=1332 http://mcmleague.org/?p=1332#comments Mon, 17 Jun 2013 21:07:43 +0000 Midcentury http://mcmleague.org/?p=1332 Rent a table for our garage sale!!  WE PUBLICIZE,  YOU SELL!!  

Located in prime estate and garage sale territory – cozy Clifgate, you can be sure to have a ton of traffic.

Details:

*Saturday June 29th from 10am-3pm.

*Set-up is from 9am-10am.

*To be a part of the sale it is a $10. MCM will provide publicity of the sale and signage.

*Tables and chairs will NOT be provided.

*We have space for 10 tables.

*Location to be provided at a later date.

Contact Kimmy@mcmleague.org for more information.

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June Monthly Meeting! http://mcmleague.org/?p=1328 http://mcmleague.org/?p=1328#comments Mon, 17 Jun 2013 20:31:51 +0000 Midcentury http://mcmleague.org/?p=1328 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

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JUNE MEETING http://mcmleague.org/?p=1325 http://mcmleague.org/?p=1325#comments Tue, 11 Jun 2013 19:25:01 +0000 Midcentury http://mcmleague.org/?p=1325 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

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May Monthly Meeting http://mcmleague.org/?p=1322 http://mcmleague.org/?p=1322#comments Wed, 08 May 2013 23:27:53 +0000 Midcentury http://mcmleague.org/?p=1322 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

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Driving Tour & Reception @ Wedgwood “Home of Tomorrow” http://mcmleague.org/?p=1311 http://mcmleague.org/?p=1311#comments Sun, 05 May 2013 08:35:35 +0000 Midcentury http://mcmleague.org/?p=1311 MAY 12 - 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!!

 

 

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Mid-Century Modern Weekend! http://mcmleague.org/?p=1242 http://mcmleague.org/?p=1242#comments Mon, 22 Apr 2013 23:42:46 +0000 Midcentury http://mcmleague.org/?p=1242 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!!

 

 

 

 

 

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Driving Tour & Reception @ Wedgwood “Home of Tomorrow” http://mcmleague.org/?p=1221 http://mcmleague.org/?p=1221#comments Mon, 22 Apr 2013 16:58:14 +0000 Midcentury http://mcmleague.org/?p=1221

In conjunction with HPLO‘s Mid-century Modern Tour of Saul Zaik homes, we’re hosting our Northeast Portland Mid-century Neighborhood Tour. It’s a self-guided driving tour that finishes with a reception at the 1958 Wedgwood* “Home of Tomorrow”,  designed by Blair and Fletcher!

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 look forward to seeing you!

 

*spelling of Wedgwood taken from Original Advertisement.

 

 

 

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