Endangered

See the gallery of photos.

house demolition

The Lake Oswego structures pictured in the photo gallery have been threatened by major alterations or demolition. Play the slideshow to see the endangered and lost buildings. If you care about preserving the buildings that remain, please support the Society’s work through membership or donations.

The decision to demolish examples of our architectural heritage can only be made once and we make that decision, not only for ourselves, but for all who come after us. A 1963 New York Times editorial stated, ”We will probably not be judged by the monuments we build, but by those we have destroyed.”