Resource Directory

These businesses and non-profit or governmental organizations offer information, products, or services pertinent to historic preservation and period-authentic renovation. The businesses listed are all Corporate Members of the Architectural Heritage Center and support our mission and goals.

If you are interested in becoming a Business Member, please email or call Holly Chamberlain at 503-231-7264.

Please note, the Foundation does not endorse or guarantee the work of anyone on this list. We suggest obtaining at least three bids for any project.

INFORMATION SOURCES

INSTITUTIONS & ORGANIZATIONS

RETAIL

   Retail – Antiques & Home Furnishings

   Retail – Building Materials

SERVICES

    Services - Construction

    Services - Consulting & Research

    Services - Design

    Services – Photography

    Services – Preservation

       Preservation – Buildings and Property

       Preservation – Furnishings & Personal Property, Ephemera, Photos, Textiles

    Services – Real Estate and Property Development

    Services –Tax and Financial


INFORMATION SOURCES

Archives and Databases

Aladdin "Houses By Mail" Catalogs – Hosted by the Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University

Antique Home - Resources for owners of vintage homes.

Antique Home Style - House plans and resources for owners of vintage homes.

Cities/Buildings Database - University of Washington – A collection of digitized images of buildings and cities drawn from across time and throughout the world, available to students, researchers and educators on the web

The Genealogy Forum: Oregon Genealogical Resources

Greene & Greene Architectural Records and Papers Collection – Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library at Columbia University

Historic Resources Program – the Bureau of Planning & Sustainability, City of Portland, Oregon offers a wide range of information about historic preservation. This web site introduces the basics of the City of Portland’s historic preservation activities.

Home Economics and Interior Design Research Archive – Cornell University – a core electronic collection of books and journals in Home Economics and related disciplines; titles published between 1850 and 1950

Lewis & Clark College Archives – The Aubrey Watzek Library Special Collections and Archives extensive research collections available to the Lewis & Clark College campus and the larger community of scholars

Mid Century Home Style - design resources for homes of the 1940s - 1960s.

National Archives – access to archival databases

Sears Modern Homes  – Sears brand “mail order” home history and images from the Sears Archives

University of Oregon: Guides to Using the UO Libraries/ Architecture and Arts


University of Washington digital collections
– primarily pictoral, although some have accompanying essays and text. Other media are presented, such as newspapers, reports, pamphlets, posters, videos and maps. The emphasis of these collections is on rare and unique materials


Blogs – Preservation & Architecture

Cafe Unknown – Portland history and architecture blog by Dan Haneckow

Columbia-Pacific Preservation Craftsperson Guild - restoration and preservation of historic resources

Portland Architecture
– a blog about design in the Rose City by Brian Libby

Portland Preservation – a blog about emerging preservation issues in Portland communities by Val Ballestrem

PreservationDirectory.com  – a blog and national listing of historic preservation links and resources, historic properties for sale, and online bookstore

Shepard Painting, LLC – Providing quality color, painting, and restoration to the Pacific Northwest since 1997.


Government Agencies & Resources

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation – to promote the preservation, enhancement, and productive use of our Nation's historic resources, and advise the President and Congress on national historic preservation policy.

Heritage Documentation Programs – administers HABS (Historic American Buildings Survey), the Federal Government's oldest preservation program, and companion programs HAER (Historic American Engineering Record), HALS (Historic American Landscapes Survey), and CRGIS (Cultural Resources Geographic Information Systems)

Historic Preservation Learning Portal – a partnership initiative of the National Park Service and other Federal agencies providing access to cultural resources information

National Register of Historic Places – Oregon – listing of buildings on the Register

Oregon State Archives – Oregon Historical County Record Guide, Historical Records Index and Provisional and Territorial Records Guide

Oregon State Historic Preservation Office – Heritage programs and links

Portland City Archives – (Stanley Parr Archives and Records Center) – inactive and historical City records

Portland City Landmarks Register and Historic Inventory Listings


Teaching with Historic Places – hosted by the National Park Service, uses properties listed in the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places to enliven history, social studies, geography, civics, and other subjects

Washington Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation - National and local register information for properties in the state of Washington. http://www.dahp.wa.gov/


Publications and Web Sites

American Bungalow Magazine – published in the interest of preserving and restoring the modest American 20th century home, the Bungalow

Antique Home – Vintage Home Resources From 1900 to Mid Century

Atomic Ranch Magazine
–  Devoted to 1940's-70's ranch houses and modernist tract homes

Barn Again! (a program of the National Trust and Successful Farming magazine) – provides advice, information, and referrals to barn owners

Central Eastside Design District – A directory of design, renovation, and cultural resources in the Central Eastside district of Portland, Oregon.

Historic Resources Program – the Bureau of Planning & Sustainability, City of Portland, Oregon offers a wide range of information about historic preservation. This web site introduces the basics of the City of Portland’s historic preservation activities.

NW Renovation  - Online magazine for homeowners and contractors with a huge collection of articles on the remodeling industry in the northwest.

Old House Journal – a restoration magazine with a restoration directory

Oregon Online Architectural Guide - published by the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) to help preservationists identify and evaluate historic resources.

Preservation Directory  – a national listing of historic preservation links and resources, online bookstore, historic properties for sale, and publisher of "Preservation Resources on the Web" Resource Guide. email Preservation Directory to request a copy.


INSTITUTIONS & ORGANIZATIONS

Museums

The Frank Lloyd Wright Gordon House at the Oregon Garden – the only Wright-designed building in Oregon and the only one in the Pacific Northwest that is open to the public

National Building Museum – Created by an act of Congress in 1980, dedicated to exploring and celebrating architecture, design, engineering, construction, and urban planning

Pittock Mansion – a treasured Portland landmark

Organizations – Preservation and Architectural

ADCA - Antique Doorknob Collectors of America

African American Heritage Preservation Foundation
– a not for profit  organization dedicated to the preservation of African American history and historical sites

AIA Portland – A Chapter of the American Institute of Architects

AIA Southwest Washington – A Chapter of the American Institute of Architects

Alameda Old House History  – Connecting Past and Present in Northeast Portland’s Historic Homes

Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation
– dedicated to the preservation and conservation of historic landscapes in all their variety, from formal gardens and public parks to rural expanses

Architecture Foundation of Oregon – advocates the enhancement of our built environment, the livability of our communities, and preservation of our rich architectural heritage

The Arts & Crafts Society
– an online "home" for the present-day Arts & Crafts Movement community

Association for Preservation Technology
– dedicated to promoting the best technology for conserving historic structures and their settings

Benton County Historical Society
– Philomath, OR

Center for Understanding the Built Environment 
– (CUBE)  brings together educators with community partners to effect change that will lead to a quality built and natural environment

Historic Seattle – dedicated to architectural preservation

Lake Oswego Preservation Society – supports Lake Oswego’s historic fabric through advocacy and education.

League of Historic American Theatres – an international, not-for-profit membership association that promotes the rescue, rehabilitation and sustainable operation of historic theatres throughout North America

National Trust for Historic Preservation – provides leadership, education, advocacy, and resources to save America's diverse historic places and revitalize our communities

Northwest Woodworking Studio
– a school dedicated to teaching the art and the craft of woodworking

Oregon Historical Society – mission is preserving and interpreting Oregon's past in thoughtful, illuminating, and provocative ways

Preservation Action – a nonprofit organization created to serve as the national grassroots lobby for historic preservation, seeking to make historic preservation a national priority by advocating to all branches of the federal government for sound preservation policy and programs

Recent Past Preservation Network – Promoting preservation education and advocacy of the modern (last 50 years) built environment

Restore Oregon - Preserve, reuse, and pass forward Oregon's historic places to ensure livable, sustainable communities.

Save Our Elms – a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of street trees in Portland, Oregon

Society  for  Commercial Archaeology – devoted to the buildings, artifacts, structures, signs, and symbols of the 20th-century commercial landscape

Society of Architectural Historians – promotes the study and preservation of the built environment worldwide

Vernacular Architecture Forum – encouraging the study and preservation of traditional “ordinary” buildings, industrial and commercial structures, twentieth-century suburban houses, and cultural landscapes

Washington Trust for Historic Preservation – founded to safeguard Washington’s historic places through advocacy, education, collaboration and stewardship

William Morris Society – for those interested in Morris as designer, craftsman, businessman, poet, preservationist, environmental pioneer and socialist

Women’s Architectural League – Educating members and public about the value of  architecture. Contact: Vianne Patterson, (971) 221-5557, email Vianne.


RETAIL

Retail – Antiques & Home Furnishings

Antiques

Alley Cat Arts: Custom framing specializing in period frames and art. With proper cleaning and framing with archival materials, your art will have nine lives. Contact: David Greene, CPF, (503) 312-0549, email Davidwww.AlleyCatArts.com, 6326 NE Mallory Avenue, Portland, OR 97211.


Retail – Building Materials

Flooring Materials

Gracewood Design: Floorcloths/canvas rugs and decorative hardwood and concrete floor surfaces with an extensive portfolio of designs. Contact: Gwen Jones or Ken Forcier (503) 922-0386, email Info at Gracewood Design, www.gracewooddesign.com, 6107 NE 32nd Place, Portland, OR 97211.

Lansing Linoleum Company: Sales and installation of Marmoleum, cork, ceramic, and wool carpeting. AHC members are invited to inquire about period-authentic Marmoleum floors and countertops. Contact: Kathleen Lansing or Mark Urell (503) 777-3333, www.lansinglinoleum.com, 7307 SE Foster Road, Portland, OR.

McCoy Millwork: We provide quality millwork, expert advice, and exceptional service. We have Portland's best selection of historic moulding profiles, stair parts, mantels and more. Contact: (503) 236-0995, www.mccoymillwork.com, 342 SE Caruthers St. Portland, OR 97214.

Pratt & Larson Tile & Stone: Our full service showroom and outlet store offer a broad selection of tile, glass, stone and slabs. Contact: Sales at (503) 231-9464, email: showroom at prattandlarson, www.prattandlarsonshowroom-or.com, 1201 SE 3rd Avenue, Portland, OR 97214.


Hardware

Chown Hardware: Contact: (503) 243-6500, 333 NE 16th Ave., Portland, OR 97209.

 


Lighting

Arcalus Period Design – A designer and historian, specializing in thoughtful, creative approaches to enhancing the beauty and integrity of older homes through care and passion. Discover and embrace you home's unique character and story: walk-through integrity assessments, kitchen/bath remodels, house histories. Contact: Bo Sullivan,  503-997-8616, Email Bo - www.arcalus.com, 1106 SE 6th, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97214 (inside Classic Sash & Door).


Millwork

McCoy Millwork: We provide quality millwork, expert advice, and exceptional service.  We have Portland's best selection of historic moulding profiles, stair parts, mantels and more. Contact: (503) 236-0995, www.mccoymillwork.com, 342 SE Caruthers St. Portland, OR 97214.

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Paint and Wall Coverings

Bolling & Company: Rare, mueum-quality American antique wallpapers from the 1880s through the 1950s, mounted and framed as one-of-a-kind heirloom artwork. Bolling & Co. also offers custom reproduction papers based on originals in its archive, as well as consulting on surviving historic papers. Contact: Bo Sullivan,  503-997-8616, Email Bo - www.bollingco.com, 1106 SE 6th, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97214 (inside Classic Sash & Door).

Portland Painting and Restoration:   Painting and restoration services. AHC members receive 5% off! Contact: call (503) 236-7003, email: PaintPDX, website: www.paintpdx.com , 924 SE Stephens St., Portland, OR 97214.


Salvage Materials

The ReBuilding Center: The largest non-profit used building materials resource in North America. Contact: (503) 331-1877, www.rebuildingcenter.org, 3625 N Mississippi Avenue, Portland, OR 97227.


Steel & Metal Fabrication

Weld Metal Works:   Custom metal fabrication and iron restoration. New fabrication emphasizing design to fit your architectural style. Contact: Jill Torberson, (503) 788-5701, www.jilltorberson.com or www.weldmetalworks.com, 5713 SE 41st Ave., Portland, OR 97202.


Tile & Stone

Lansing Linoleum Company: Sales and installation of Marmoleum, cork, ceramic, and wool carpeting. AHC members are invited to inquire about period-authentic Marmoleum floors and countertops. Contact: Kathleen Lansing or Mark Urell, (503) 777-3333, www.lansinglinoleum.com, 7307 SE Foster Road, Portland, OR 97206.

Pratt & Larson Tile & Stone: Our full service showroom and outlet store offer a broad selection of tile, glass, stone and slabs. Contact: Sales at (503) 231-9464, email: showroom at prattandlarsonwww.prattandlarsonshowroom-or.com, 1201 SE 3rd Avenue, Portland, OR 97214.


SERVICES

Services – Construction

Carpentry & Cabinet Makers

Eaton General Construction, LLC.: A full service General Contractor.  Contact: 503-539-0811, www.eatongeneral.com, 99 W Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale, OR 97060.

Green Light Construction and Painting: A quality remodeling, building, and painting company. Restoring and improving classic homes in a conscientious manner. Contact: Maxwell, (503) 515-2315, email Projects Green Light, www.glightconstruction.com.

Greenline Fine Woodworking: Architectural interior woodworking, cabinetry, and furniture. Contact: (503) 432-8252, www.greenlinefw.com, 7634 SW 34th Ave., Portland, OR 97219.

Kraft Custom Construction, Inc.: Design/build, custom remodeling, renovation and new construction services. AHC members receive a 10% discount. Contact: Robert Kraft, (503) 364-5842, www.kraftcustomconstruction.com, 191 Kingwood Avenue NW, Salem, OR 97304.

Neil Kelly Design/Build Remodeling: Established in 1947, Neil Kelly Company has built a reputation for award-winning new home and remodel designs, outstanding home craftsmanship, uncommonly good service, and consistently satisfied clients.  Winner of National Association of Remodeling Regional Historic Renovation and Remodeling 2008 and 2009; Recipient of the Preservation in Action Award from the AHC for the West Coast Woods/Legacy House project. Contact: (503) 288-7461, www.neilkelly.com, 804 N Alberta Street, Portland, OR 97211.

 

Concrete & Masonry

Oleson Concrete Construction: Concrete & Masonry specialists dedicated to matching, replicating, and restoring the authenticity of your original historic concrete. All work fully guaranteed. Historic city streets, sidewalks, pillars, fountains, bridges, walls, cemetery monuments, etc. Discounts for AHC members. Contact: Jim Oleson 541-601-9209, email Jim, www.olesonconcrete.com , P.O. Box 342, Jacksonville, OR 97530.


Electricians

DeKorte Electric: Full maintenance, service and repair.  Knob and tube wiring, repairs to old fuse boxes and panels, service upgrades, remodels, electrical inspections.  After hours emergency service; consulting and design for residential, multi-family, and commercial.  Free estimates, no job too small.  CCB# 159954. Contact: (503) 288-2211, www.dekorteelectric.com.


Floor Refinishing & Installation

CZ Becker Company: Restoring wood floors in Portland's vintage homes for 24 years. Contact: Charlie Becker or Kate Moore, (503) 282-0623, www.czbecker.com, Shop: 15 SE 6th Avenue, Portland, OR; Mail: PO Box 15117 Portland, OR 97293.

Lansing Linoleum Company: Sales & installation of Marmoleum, cork, ceramic, & wool carpeting. AHC members are invited to inquire about period-authentic Marmoleum floors and countertops. Contact: Kathleen Lansing or Mark Urell,  (503) 777-3333, www.lansinglinoleum.com, 7307 SE Foster Road, Portland, OR 97206.


Foundation & Seismic

Earthquake Tech: Seismic upgrading Portlands Old Homes. Contact: Steve Gemmell, (503) 997-6129, email Info at Earthquake Tech, www.earthquaketech.com, 3817 N Williams Avenue, Portland, OR  97227.

Space Down Under LLC.: Specializing in historical structural restoration, old world craftsmanship using 21st century technology.  Full service general contractor providing all phases of period renovation from houselifting and foundation replacement to high end finish carpentry. Contact: (503) 232-5876, www.spacedownunder.com, P.O. Box 14711, Portland, OR 97293.


General Contractors

Arciform LLC: A residential restoration and renovation company specializing in homes and structures ranging from Victorian through Mid-Century Modern. We respect our clients, our employees, the environment, and the home while maintaining a superior level of service and craftsmanship. Arciform now offers maintenance and home repair services. AHC members receive the first hour of design or repair services free when they mention the AHC resource directory.  Contact: (503) 493-7344, www.arciform.com, 2303 N. Randolph Avenue, Portland, OR 97227.

Bremik Construction: A Portland-based general contractor specializing in renovations, housing, health care, office, and industrial buildings. Contact: Ben Carlson (503) 688-1000, www.bremik.com, 1026 SE Stark St., Portland, OR 97214.

Craftsman Design and Renovation, LLC: We have a passion for renovating and restoring older homes and creating new spaces that have old-home character. Whether you want a small bathroom remodel or a whole-house restoration, you'll work with a designer specializing in creative solutions that fit your home's individual style. Contact: Wade Freitag (503) 239-6200, www.craftsmandesign.com, 1235 SE Division Street, Suite 203A, Portland, OR 97202.

Earthquake Tech: Seismic upgrading for Portland's old homes. Contact: Steve Gemmell, (503) 997-6129, email Info at Earthquake Tech, www.earthquaketech.com, 3817 N Williams Avenue, Portland, OR  97227.

Eaton General Construction, LLC.: A full service General Contractor.  Contact: (503) 539-0811, www.eatongeneral.com, 99 W Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale, OR 97060.

Full Circa Inc.:  Full Circa Inc. specializes in residential preservation, restoration, remodel, and repair projects throught the Pacific-Northwest. Contact: Andrew Curtis - call (503) 309-9726, email Full Circa, www.fullcircainc.com, 4404 NE 16th Ave., Portland, OR 97211.

Green Light Construction and Painting: A quality remodeling, building, and painting company. Restoring and improving classic homes in a conscientious manner. Contact: Maxwell, (503) 515-2315, email Project Green Light, www.glightconstruction.com.

JDL Development Inc.: Since 1976, JDL has been a leader in quality home remodeling. As a certified lead-based paint renovation firm, we specialize in historic home remodels. Contact: Joe Lyons (503) 248-2030; www.JDLdev.com 2314 NW Savier St, Portland, OR 97210, email Joe

Kraft Custom Construction, Inc.: Design/build, custom remodeling, renovation and new construction services. AHC members receive a 10% discount. Contact: Robert Kraft (503) 364-5842, www.kraftcustomconstruction.com, 191 Kingwood Avenue NW, Salem, OR 97304.

MCM Construction Inc.: Historic and preservation work on commercial and residential jobs. Contact: Tim Mather 503-699-9600, email MCM Construction, www.mcmbuild.com , 5621 Willow Lane, Lake Oswego, OR 97035.

Olson & Jones Construction Inc.: Specializing in residential construction and renovation for new and older homes, including energy audits. We are more than just the work we do, and the work we do is more than just getting the job done. Contact: (503) 244-7467, www.olsonandjones.com, PO Box 19563, Portland, OR 97280.

Portland Painting and Restoration:   Painting and restoration services. AHC members receive 5% off! Contact: call (503) 236-7003, email: PaintPDX, website: www.paintpdx.com , 924 SE Stephens St., Portland, OR 97214.

Robertson, Hay & Wallace: Renovation of historic commercial buildings a specialty since 1920. Contact: Ian F. Robertson, Jr., (503) 234-6497, email Ian F. Robertson, Jr., 1801 SE Grand Avenue, Portland, OR 97214.

Roloff Construction, Inc.: Whether you want to restore that period feel to your home or design an entire new look, we can help create the home you've always wanted. With our meticulous attention to detail you'll also get a home that looks like it was built that way. Contact: (503) 245-0685, email us, www.roloffconstruction.com, PO Box 12142, Portland, OR 97212.

Space Down Under LLC.: Specializing in historical structural restoration, old world craftsmanship using 21st century technology.  Full service general contractor providing all phases of period renovation from houselifting and foundation replacement to high end finish carpentry. Contact: (503) 232-5876, www.spacedownunder.com, P.O. Box 14711, Portland, OR 97293.

WILLCO: Historic renovations by skilled craftsmen; professional painting services, design/build, remodel and repair.  Contact: (503) 238-1112, www.willcopdx.com, 920 SE Caruthers St, Portland, OR 97214.


Handyman and Home Repair

Arciform LLC: A residential restoration and renovation company specializing in homes and structures ranging from Victorian through Mid-Century Modern. We respect our clients, our employees, the environment, and the home while maintaining a superior level of service and craftsmanship. Arciform now offers maintenance and home repair services. AHC members receive the first hour of design or repair services free when they mention the AHC resource directory.  Contact: (503) 493-7344, www.arciform.com, 2303 N. Randolph Avenue, Portland, OR 97227.

Home Gnome Inspections, LLC: Home Gnome specializes in pre-sale and buyer home inspections for homes and condos built before 1947. I’ll tell your home’s story! Follow me on twitter (@HomeGnomePDX) for home maintenance and inspection tips. Contact: Nicole, (503) 913-1281, Nicole@home-gnome.com, www.home-gnome.com.

Jeffrey Franz: Window and Woodwork Preservation: Careful preservation of woodwork and hardware, including windows, doors, and wooden moldings. Free estimates for AHC members. Contact: Jeffrey Franz, (503) 234-9641, email Jeffrey Franz. www.windows-woodwork-detailing.com, 1230 SE Morrison, Ste. 408, Portland, OR 97214.

Full Circa Inc.:  Full Circa Inc. specializes in residential preservation, restoration, remodel, and repair projects throught the Pacific-Northwest. Contact: Andrew Curtis - call (503) 309-9726, email Full Circa, www.fullcircainc.com, 4404 NE 16th Ave., Portland, OR 97211.

JDL Development Inc.: Since 1976, JDL has been a leader in quality home remodeling. As a certified lead-based paint renovation firm, we specialize in historic home remodels. Contact: Joe Lyons (503) 248-2030; www.JDLdev.com 2314 NW Savier St, Portland, OR 97210, email Joe

Neil Kelly Design/Build Remodeling: Established in 1947, Neil Kelly Company has built a reputation for award-winning new home and remodel designs, outstanding home craftsmanship, uncommonly good service, and consistently satisfied clients.  Winner of National Association of Remodeling Regional Historic Renovation and Remodeling 2008 and 2009; Recipient of the Preservation in Action Award from the AHC for the West Coast Woods/Legacy House project. Contact: (503) 288-7461, www.neilkelly.com, 804 N Alberta Street, Portland, OR 97211.

Olson & Jones Construction Inc.: Specializing in residential construction and renovation for new and older homes, including energy audits. We are more than just the work we do, and the work we do is more than just getting the job done. Contact: (503) 244-7467, www.olsonandjones.com, PO Box 19563, Portland, OR 97280.


Heating & Cooling

 


Painting and Wall Coverings Contractors

Green Light Construction and Painting: A quality remodeling, building, and painting company. Restoring and improving classic homes in a conscientious manner. Contact: Maxwell (503) 515-2315, email Project Green Light, www.glightconstruction.com.

Joel Hamberg Painting Inc.: Specializing in using green products, wood finishing, and craftsmanship with attention to detail. Contact: (503) 284-3167, email Joel Hamberg, www.joelhambergpainting.com, 12035 NE Summer Street, Portland, OR 97220.

Portland Painting and Restoration:   Painting and restoration services. AHC members receive 5% off! Contact: call (503) 236-7003, email: PaintPDX, website: www.paintpdx.com , 924 SE Stephens St., Portland, OR 97214.

Shepard Painting, LLC:  Providing quality color, painting, and restoration to the Pacific Northwest since 1997. One-hour complimentary color consult with project. Contact: call (503) 740-3600, email: info@shepardpainting.com, website: www.shepardpainting.com, PO Box 182, Lake Oswego, OR 97034.

WILLCO: Historic renovations by skilled craftsmen; professional painting services, design/build, remodel and repair. Contact: (503) 238-1112, www.willcopdx.com, 920 SE Caruthers St, Portland, OR 97214.


Paint Removal

 


Plastering

Euro Plaster & Stucco: Restoration of lath and plaster.  5% discount for AHC members. Contact: James Hurley, (503) 652-8054, email us, www.eurostucco.net, 21705 SE Firwood Road, Sandy, OR 97055.

John Macnab Plastering: Lath and plaster repair and renovation, decorative tinted plaster and Venetian plaster. 10% discount for AHC members. Contact: John Macnab, (503) 421-8401, www.johnmacnabplastering.com, Portland, OR.


Roofing

 


Steel & Metal Fabrication

Weld Metal Works:   Custom metal fabrication and iron restoration. New fabrication emphasizing design to fit your architectural style. Contact: Jill Torberson, (503) 788-5701, www.jilltorberson.com or www.weldmetalworks.com, 5713 SE 41st Ave., Portland, OR 97202.


Windows & Doors

Arcalus Period Design – A designer and historian, specializing in thoughtful, creative approaches to enhancing the beauty and integrity of older homes through care and passion. Discover and embrace you home's unique character and story: walk-through integrity assessments, kitchen/bath remodels, house histories. Contact: Bo Sullivan,  503-997-8616, Email Bo - www.arcalus.com, 1106 SE 6th, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97214 (inside Classic Sash & Door).

Chosen Wood Window Maintenance: Wood window restorations, vintage to modern. Residential and commercial. Contact: Frank Johnston, (503) 266-3830, www.chosenwwm.com, 11945 S Township Road, Canby, OR 97013.

David Schlicker Stained Glass Studio, Inc.: We specialize in the fabrication of custom stained glass windows, as well as restorations and repairs of elaborate residential and commercial stained glass windows. We also have a showroom filled with old and new stained glass windows. Contact: 503-231-0086, David Schlicker, 4310 SE Division St., Portland, OR 97206; www.davidschlicker.com

Fresh Air Sash Cord Repair, Inc.:  " Old Windows that Work!"    We restore the function and improve the efficiency of your original, double-hung wood windows. We always work "lead safe." Since 1999.  Contact: email Patty Spencer, www.freshairsash.com, (503) 284-7693; Portland, OR

Indow Windows: Indow windows are thermal window inserts that press into place inside your window frame providing double pane performance at a fraction of the cost. AHC members will receive free Storage Sleeves (up to $75 value). Contact: Indow Windows, (503) 284-2260, www.indowwindows.com, 2267 N Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR 97227.

Jack of the Woods, Inc.: Specializing in the restoration of wood windows and doors for older homes, including energy-efficiency upgrades. We also help with glass conversion, weatherstripping, door tune ups and hanging, construction and installation of wooden screen and storm doors and windows, and door and window replacements. Free consultation for AHC members, and tour of shop facility for window conversions. Contact: Jay B. Lane, (503) 309-2758, email Jack of the Woods, www.jackofthewoods.com, 5625 NE 17th Avenue Portland, OR 97211.

Jeffrey Franz: Window and Woodwork Preservation: Careful preservation of woodwork and hardware, including windows, doors, and wooden moldings. Free estimates for AHC members. Contact: Jeffrey Franz, (503) 234-9641, email Jeffrey Franz. www.windows-woodwork-detailing.com, 1230 SE Morrison, Ste. 408, Portland, OR 97214.

MCM Construction Inc.: Historic and preservation work on commercial and residential jobs. Contact: Tim Mather 503-699-9600, email MCM Construction, www.mcmbuild.com , 5621 Willow Lane, Lake Oswego, OR 97035.

Versatile Wood Products: Custom and manufactured windows and doors for restorations large and small. 25 years producing traditional windows and doors in our workshop. Contact: Alan Hart-McArthur at (503) 238-6403, email Alan at Versatile Wood Products, www.versatilewoodproducts.com; fax: (503) 493-0023, 2303 N Randolph Ave., Portland, OR 97227.

Well Hung Windows, LLC : Historic Window Renovation. Sash cord replacement, sash repair, weatherizaion. Contact: Dennis Godfrey (503) 235-2493; www.WellHungWindows.com Portland, OR


Woodwork Repair and Restoration

Chosen Wood Window Maintenance: Wood window restorations, vintage to modern. Residential and commercial. Contact: Frank Johnston, (503) 266-3830, www.chosenwwm.com, 11945 S Township Road, Canby, OR 97013.

Full Circa Inc.:  Full Circa Inc. specializes in residential preservation, restoration, remodel, and repair projects throught the Pacific-Northwest. Contact: Andrew Curtis - call (503) 309-9726, email Full Circa, www.fullcircainc.com, 4404 NE 16th Ave., Portland, OR 97211.

Green Light Construction and Painting: A quality remodeling, building, and painting company. Restoring and improving classic homes in a conscientious manner. Contact: Maxwell, (503) 515-2315, email Project Green Light, www.glightconstruction.com.

Greenline Fine Woodworking: Architectural interior woodworking, cabinetry, and furniture. Contact: (503) 432-8252, www.greenlinefw.com, 7634 SW 34th Ave., Portland, OR 97219.

Jeffrey Franz: Window and Woodwork Preservation: Careful preservation of woodwork and hardware, including windows, doors, and wooden moldings. Free estimates for AHC members. Contact: Jeffrey Franz, (503) 234-9641, email Jeffrey Franz, www.windows-woodwork-detailing.com, 1230 SE Morrison, Ste. 408, Portland, OR 97214.

Jack of the Woods, Inc.: Specializing in the restoration of wood windows and doors for older homes, including energy-efficiency upgrades. We also help with glass conversion, weatherstripping, door tune ups and hanging, construction and installation of wooden screen and storm doors and windows, and door and window replacements. Free consultation for AHC members, and tour of shop facility for window conversions. Contact: Jay B. Lane, (503) 309-2758, email Jack of the Woods, www.jackofthewoods.com, 5625 NE 17th Avenue Portland, OR 97211.

Olson & Jones Construction Inc.: Specializing in residential construction and renovation for new and older homes, including energy audits. We are more than just the work we do, and the work we do is more than just getting the job done. Contact: (503) 244-7467, www.olsonandjones.com, PO Box 19563, Portland, OR 97280.

Versatile Wood Products: Custom and manufactured windows and doors for restorations large and small. 25 years producing traditional windows and doors in our workshop. Contact: Alan Hart-McArthur at (503) 238-6403, email Alan at Versatile Wood Products, www.versatilewoodproducts.com; fax: (503) 493-0023, 2303 N Randolph Ave., Portland, OR 97227.


Services - Consulting & Research

Historic Properties & Cultural Resources

Alder, LLC: Consulting historian who provides National Register of Historic Places nominations, house histories, Oregon Special Assessment Program applications, oral histories, exhibits, photography and other services relating to historical research. Contact: Morgen Young 503-333-4914 - Email Morgen - www.alder-llc.com, mail address: 818 SW 3rd Ave. #123, Portland, OR 97204.

Arcalus Period Design – A designer and historian, specializing in thoughtful, creative approaches to enhancing the beauty and integrity of older homes through care and passion. Discover and embrace you home's unique character and story: walk-through integrity assessments, kitchen/bath remodels, house histories. Contact: Bo Sullivan,  503-997-8616, Email Bo - www.arcalus.com, 1106 SE 6th, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97214 (inside Classic Sash & Door).

AINW: Provides a full range of architectural history, archaeological, and historical services for regulatory compliance and historic resource projects; National Register of Historic Places evaluations and nominations; and Oregon state special assessment and federal investment tax credit applications. Contact: Jo Reese or Judy Chapman, (503) 761-6605, www.ainw.com, 3510 NE 122nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97230.

Art First Colors for Architecture:   Historic and custom colors and design for residential, commercial, and community buildings, including paint, wall coverings, materials, lighting, furniture and artwork. We also provide scientific paint analyses and reports for finding the original colors on historic properties. Contact: Mary McMurray, (503) 287-4354, www.artfirst.net , P.O. Box 14644, Portland, OR 97293.

Bolling & Company: Rare, mueum-quality American antique wallpapers from the 1880s through the 1950s, mounted and framed as one-of-a-kind heirloom artwork. Bolling & Co. also offers custom reproduction papers based on originals in its archive, as well as consulting on surviving historic papers. Contact: Bo Sullivan,  503-997-8616, Email Bo - www.bollingco.com, 1106 SE 6th, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97214 (inside Classic Sash & Door).

CJ Hurley Century Arts: Color and design consultation, design of stained glass, furniture, accessories and period-inspired fine art. Areas of expertise include Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Aesthetic, Jugendstil, Gothic Revival, and Art Deco. Contact: Barbara Pierce, (503) 234-4167, email Barbara Pierce, www.cjhurley.com, Portland, OR.

Home Gnome Inspections, LLC: Home Gnome specializes in pre-sale and buyer home inspections for homes and condos built before 1947. I’ll tell your home’s story! Follow me on twitter (@HomeGnomePDX) for home maintenance and inspection tips. Contact: Nicole, (503) 913-1281, Nicole@home-gnome.com, www.home-gnome.com

Howells Architecture and Design: Residential architecture & design services—sustainable renovation of existing historic homes a specialty—hourly rates billed to a pre-negotiated cap—free on-site initial consultation—small projects welcome—25% discount for AHC members. Contact: (503) 869-3715, email Howells, www.howellsarc.com, 5927 NE Davis St., Portland, OR 97213.

Venerable Properties, LLC: Commercial real estate development, brokerage, and property management. Contact: Craig Kelly (503) 224-2446, www.venerableproperties.com, 70 NW Couch Street, Suite 207, Portland, OR 97209.

Versatile Wood Products: Custom and manufactured windows and doors for restorations large and small. 25 years producing traditional windows and doors in our workshop. Contact: Alan Hart-McArthur at (503) 238-6403, email Alan at Versatile Wood Products, www.versatilewoodproducts.com; fax: (503) 493-0023, 2303 N Randolph Ave., Portland, OR 97227.


Services – Design

Architects

Emerick Architects P.C. We are a professional architecture office full of dedicated old building aficionados. We love working on them with you to realize their potential for the next generation. In 13+ years we have worked in every era and every neighborhood with the same goal: Timeless Design + Enduring Quality. Contact: Melody Emerick, (503) 235-9400, www.emerick-architects, 208 SW 1st Ave. Portland, OR 97204.

FFA Architecture and Interiors, Inc.: Architecture and interior design services, historic preservation consulting. Contact: Troy Ainsworth, AIA (503) 327-0343, www.ffadesign.com, 520 SW Yamhill Street, Suite 900, Portland, OR 97204.

Flashback Design: Historically-sensitive residential design – kitchens, baths, additions. Contact: Tim Ashmore (503) 286-6258; www.flashbackdesign.com 6336 NE Garfield Ave., Portland, OR 97211

Howells Architecture and Design: Residential architecture & design services—sustainable renovation of existing historic homes a specialty—hourly rates billed to a pre-negotiated cap—free on-site initial consultation—small projects welcome—25% discount for AHC members. Contact: (503) 869-3715, email Howells, www.howellsarc.com, 5927 NE Davis St., Portland, OR 97213.

In-House Architecture: Since 1998, a one-person firm focused on thoughtful transformations of Portland-area homes. Whether the project is a major addition or a small interior remodel, I collaborate with homeowners to respect the house's history and potential. Contact: Susan Collard (503) 238-6871; www.SusanCollard.com 3734 SE Morrison St., Portland, OR 97214

SRM Architecture & Marketing, Inc.: A design firm offering architecture, interior design, web design, marketing graphics and strategic business planning, all under one roof. The award-winning firm is recognized for innovative custom home, office and retail design, with a focus on sustainable practices and corporate responsibility in addition to inspired marketing and graphic design campaigns. Contact: Michael Stueve, AIA (503) 287-6404, www.srmstudio.net, 221 SE Main Street, Portland, OR 97214.


Color and Paint Consulting

Art First Colors for Architecture:   Historic and custom colors and design for residential, commercial, and community buildings, including paint, wall coverings, materials, lighting, furniture and artwork. We also provide scientific paint analyses and reports for finding the original colors on historic properties. Contact: Mary McMurray, (503) 287-4354, www.artfirst.net , P.O. Box 14644, Portland, OR 97293.

CJ Hurley Century Arts: Color and design consultation, design of stained glass, furniture, accessories and period-inspired fine art. Areas of expertise include Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Aesthetic, Jugendstil, Gothic Revival, and Art Deco. Contact: Barbara Pierce, (503) 234-4167, email Barbara Pierce, www.cjhurley.com, Portland, OR.

Craftsman Design and Renovation, LLC: We have a passion for renovating and restoring older homes and creating new spaces that have old-home character. Whether you want a small bathroom remodel or a whole-house restoration, you'll work with a designer specializing in creative solutions that fit your home's individual style. Contact: Wade Freitag, (503) 239-6200, www.craftsmandesign.com, 1235 SE Division Street, Suite 203A, Portland, OR 97202.

Emery & Associates Interior Design: Specializing in full-service interior design for fine homes and historic properties. See our most recent work on our BLOG: www.emerydesign.com/blog/ Contact: Kathia Emery, (503) 288-2034, www.emerydesign.com, 2835 SE Lambert Street, Portland, OR 97202.

Shepard Painting, LLC: Providing quality color, painting, and restoration to the Pacific Northwest since 1997. One-hour complimentary color consult with project. Contact: call (503) 740-3600, email: info@shepardpainting.com, website: www.shepardpainting.com, PO Box 182, Lake Oswego, OR 97034.


Design/Build Firms

Arciform LLC: A residential restoration and renovation company specializing in homes and structures ranging from Victorian through Mid-Century Modern. We respect our clients, our employees, the environment, and the home while maintaining a superior level of service and craftsmanship. Arciform now offers maintenance and home repair services. AHC members receive the first hour of design or repair services free when they mention the AHC resource directory.  Contact: (503) 493-7344, www.arciform.com, 2303 N. Randolph Avenue, Portland, OR 97227.

Bremik Construction: A Portland-based general contractor specializing in renovations, housing, health care, office, and industrial buildings. Contact: Ben Carlson (503) 688-1000, www.bremik.com, 1026 SE Stark St., Portland, OR 97214.

Craftsman Design and Renovation, LLC: We have a passion for renovating and restoring older homes and creating new spaces that have old home character. Whether you want a small bathroom remodel or a whole-house restoration, you'll work with a designer specializing in creative solutions that fit your home's individual style. Contact: Wade Freitag, (503) 239-6200, www.craftsmandesign.com, 1235 SE Division Street, Suite 203A, Portland, OR 97202

Eaton General Construction, LLC.: We are a full service General Contractor.  Contact: 503-539-0811, www.eatongeneral.com, 99 W Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale, OR 97060.

Emerick Architects P.C. We are a professional architecture office full of dedicated old building aficionados. We love working on them with you to realize their potential for the next generation. In 13+ years we have worked in every era and every neighborhood with the same goal: Timeless Design + Enduring Quality. Contact: Melody Emerick, (503) 235-9400, www.emerick-architects, 208 SW 1st Ave. Portland, OR 97204.

Kraft Custom Construction, Inc.: Design/build, custom remodeling, renovation and new construction services. AHC members receive a 10% discount. Contact: Robert Kraft (503) 364-5842, www.kraftcustomconstruction.com, 191 Kingwood Ave NW, Salem, OR 97304.

MCM Construction Inc.: Historic and preservation work on commercial and residential jobs. Contact: Tim Mather 503-699-9600, email MCM Construction, www.mcmbuild.com , 5621 Willow Lane, Lake Oswego, OR 97035.

Neil Kelly Design/Build Remodeling: Established in 1947, Neil Kelly Company has built a reputation for award-winning new home and remodel designs, outstanding home craftsmanship, uncommonly good service, and consistently satisfied clients.  Winner of National Association of Remodeling Regional Historic Renovation and Remodeling 2008 and 2009; Recipient of the Preservation in Action Award from the AHC for the West Coast Woods/Legacy House project. Contact: (503) 288-7461, www.neilkelly.com, 804 N Alberta Street, Portland, OR 97211.

WILLCO: Historic renovations by skilled craftsmen; professional painting services, design/build, remodel and repair. Contact: (503) 238-1112, www.willcopdx.com, 920 SE Caruthers St, Portland, OR 97214.


Interior Design, Decor and Fine Art

Alley Cat Arts: Custom framing specializing in period frames and art. With proper cleaning and framing with archival materials, your art will have nine lives. Contact: David Greene, CPF, (503) 312-0549, email Davidwww.AlleyCatArts.com, 6326 NE Mallory Avenue, Portland, OR 97211.

Art First Colors for Architecture:   Historic and custom colors and design for residential, commercial, and community buildings, including paint, wall coverings, materials, lighting, furniture and artwork. We also provide scientific paint analyses and reports for finding the original colors on historic properties. Contact: Mary McMurray, (503) 287-4354, www.artfirst.net , P.O. Box 14644, Portland, OR 97293.

Bolling & Company: Rare, mueum-quality American antique wallpapers from the 1880s through the 1950s, mounted and framed as one-of-a-kind heirloom artwork. Bolling & Co. also offers custom reproduction papers based on originals in its archive, as well as consulting on surviving historic papers. Contact: Bo Sullivan,  503-997-8616, Email Bo - www.bollingco.com, 1106 SE 6th, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97214 (inside Classic Sash & Door).

David Schlicker Stained Glass Studio, Inc.: We specialize in the fabrication of custom stained glass windows, as well as restorations and repairs of elaborate residential and commercial stained glass windows. We also have a showroom filled with old and new stained glass windows. Contact: 503-231-0086, David Schlicker, 4310 SE Division St., Portland, OR 97206; www.davidschlicker.com

Emery & Associates Interior Design: Specializing in full-service interior design for fine homes and hstoric properties. See our most recent work on our BLOG: www.emerydesign.com/blog/ Contact: Kathia Emery (503) 288-2034, www.emerydesign.com, 2835 SE Lambert Street, Portland, OR 97202.

FFA Architecture and Interiors, Inc.: Architecture and interior design services, historic preservation consulting. Contact: Troy Ainsworth (503) 322-1661, www.ffadesign.com, 520 SW Yamhill Street, Suite 900, Portland, OR 97204. 

Gracewood Design: Floorcloths/canvas rugs and decorative hardwood and concrete floor surfaces with an extensive portfolio of designs. Contact: Gwen Jones or Ken Forcier, (503) 922-0386, email Info at Gracewood Design, www.gracewooddesign.com, 6107 NE 32nd Place, Portland, OR 97211.

Greenline Fine Woodworking: Architectural interior woodworking, cabinetry, and furniture. Contact: (503) 432-8252, www.greenlinefw.com, 7634 SW 34th Ave., Portland, OR 97219.

Howells Architecture and Design: Residential architecture & design services—sustainable renovation of existing historic homes a specialty—hourly rates billed to a pre-negotiated cap—free on-site initial consultation—small projects welcome—25% discount for AHC members. Contact: (503) 869-3715, email Howells, www.howellsarc.com, 5927 NE Davis St., Portland, OR 97213.

IDEA, Inc.: Innovative Designed Environment Associates - Commerical interior design services.  Contact: Tracey Simpson, (503) 222-1400, www.idea-interiors.com/idea.html, 208 SW Stark #200, Portland, OR 97204.

Nifelle Design Fine Interiors: Nifelle Design offers full service interior design recognized for its classic and timeless elegance and livable practicality. Our mission is to ensure beautiful, functional, and authentic spaces that reflect each individual client.  Contact: Jennifer Leonard, (503) 730-7117, jennifer@nifelledesign.com www.nifelledesign.com, 1125 SE 55th Ave, Portland, OR 97215.
 


Lighting

Arcalus Period Design: A designer and historian, specializing in thoughtful, creative approaches to enhancing the beauty and integrity of older homes through care and passion. Discover and embrace you home's unique character and story: walk-through integrity assessments, kitchen/bath remodels, house histories. Contact: Bo Sullivan,  503-997-8616, Email Bo - www.arcalus.com, 1106 SE 6th, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97214 (inside Classic Sash & Door). 


Period Design Consulting

Arcalus Period Design – A designer and historian, specializing in thoughtful, creative approaches to enhancing the beauty and integrity of older homes through care and passion. Discover and embrace you home's unique character and story: walk-through integrity assessments, kitchen/bath remodels, house histories. Contact: Bo Sullivan,  503-997-8616, Email Bo - www.arcalus.com, 1106 SE 6th, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97214 (inside Classic Sash & Door). 

CJ Hurley Century Arts: Color and design consultation, design of stained glass, furniture, accessories and period-inspired fine art. Areas of expertise include Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Aesthetic, Jugendstil, Gothic Revival, and Art Deco. Contact: Barbara Pierce, (503) 234-4167, email Barbara Pierce, www.cjhurley.com, Portland, OR.


Steel & Metal Fabrication

Weld Metal Works:   Custom metal fabrication and iron restoration. New fabrication emphasizing design to fit your architectural style. Contact: Jill Torberson, (503) 788-5701, www.jilltorberson.com or www.weldmetalworks.com, 5713 SE 41st Ave., Portland, OR 97202.


Services – Photography

Alder, LLC: Consulting historian who provides National Register of Historic Places nominations, house histories, Oregon Special Assessment Program applications, oral histories, exhibits, photography and other services relating to historical research. Contact: Morgen Young 503-333-4914 - Email Morgen - www.alder-llc.com, mail address: 818 SW 3rd Ave. #123, Portland, OR 97204.


Services - Preservation

Preservation – Buildings

Alder, LLC: Consulting historian who provides National Register of Historic Places nominations, house histories, Oregon Special Assessment Program applications, oral histories, exhibits, photography and other services relating to historical research. Contact: Morgen Young 503-333-4914 - Email Morgen - www.alder-llc.com, mail address: 818 SW 3rd Ave. #123, Portland, OR 97204.

AINW: Provides a full range of architectural history, archaeological, and historical services for regulatory compliance and historic resource projects; National Register of Historic Places evaluations and nominations; and Oregon state special assessment and federal investment tax credit applications. Contact: Jo Reese or Judy Chapman, (503) 761-6605, www.ainw.com, 3510 NE 122nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97230.


Preservation - Stained Glass, Antique Furnishings, and Fixtures Preservation

Alley Cat Arts: Custom framing specializing in period frames and art. With proper cleaning and framing with archival materials, your art will have nine lives. Contact: David Greene, CPF, (503) 312-0549, email Davidwww.AlleyCatArts.com, 6326 NE Mallory Avenue, Portland, OR 97211.

David Schlicker Stained Glass Studio, Inc.: We specialize in the fabrication of custom stained glass windows, as well as restorations and repairs of elaborate residential and commercial stained glass windows. We also have a showroom filled with old and new stained glass windows. Contact: 503-231-0086, David Schlicker, 4310 SE Division St., Portland, OR 97206; www.davidschlicker.com

Jeffrey Franz: Window and Woodwork Preservation: Careful preservation of woodwork and hardware, including windows, doors, and wooden moldings. Free estimates for AHC members. Contact: Jeffrey Franz, (503) 234-9641, email Jeffrey Franz. www.windows-woodwork-detailing.com, 1230 SE Morrison, Ste. 408, Portland, OR 97214.


Services – Real Estate and Property Redevelopment

Property Redevelopment

Inner City Properties, Inc.: Contact: (503) 274-1035, Portland, OR.

Venerable Properties, LLC: Commercial real estate development, brokerage, and property management. Contact: Craig Kelly (503) 224-2446, www.venerableproperties.com, 70 NW Couch Street, Suite 207, Portland, OR 97209.


Real Estate Services - Commercial

Venerable Properties, LLC: Commercial real estate development, brokerage, and property management. Contact: Craig Kelly (503) 224-2446, www.venerableproperties.com, 70 NW Couch Street, Suite 207, Portland, OR 97209.


Real Estate Services - Residential

Michele Bowler-Failing, Principal Broker: Residential Real Estate professional representing buyers and sellers of architecturally-significant as well as other interesting homes. In the business of developing long-lasting professional relationships based on trust and success. Contact: 503-416-4166, Realty Trust Group, 1220 NW Lovejoy, Ste.130, Portland, OR 97209, www.michelebfailing.com

Home Gnome Inspections, LLC: Home Gnome specializes in pre-sale and buyer home inspections for homes and condos built before 1947. I’ll tell your home’s story! Follow me on twitter (@HomeGnomePDX) for home maintenance and inspection tips. Contact: Nicole, (503) 913-1281, Nicole@home-gnome.com, www.home-gnome.com.


Services –Tax and Financial

Banking/Financial Services

 Tax Assessment Consulting

AINW: Provides a full range of architectural history, archaeological, and historical services for regulatory compliance and historic resource projects; National Register of Historic Places evaluations and nominations; and Oregon state special assessment and federal investment tax credit applications. Contact: Jo Reese or Judy Chapman (503) 761-6605, www.ainw.com, 3510 NE 122nd Ave., Portland, OR 97230.