Some people say I live in the past, but I say the past lives in me.Richard Sundeleaf Richard Wilhelm Sundeleaf (1900-1987) is considered one of Oregon’s most significant, versatile, and prolific architects. His career spanned from the 1920s to the 1980s and his portfolio spans some 3,000 projects. Sundeleaf was a Portland native and a 1923 graduate of the University of … [Read more...] about Sundeleaf, Richard W.
A native of Oregon, Pipes was highly regarded, and as fellow celebrated architect Pietro Belluschi wrote in 1986, “He began as a skilled craftsman and became an inspired designer with a flair for good composition and fine detailing” (Wade Hampton Pipes – Arts and Crafts Architect in Portland, OR Anne Brewster Clarke 1986: pg. IX). Between 1911 and 1961 Pipes designed 69 custom … [Read more...] about Pipes, Wade Hampton
Albert Gambell was a self-employed designer and homebuilder in the Portland area and is listed as such in the Portland directory intermittently from 1923 to 1956. Very few buildings designed by Gambell have been identified. Gambell died in 1971 at the age of 70. 1930Smith HouseLocation: LakewoodDisposition: ExtantAlterations: MajorPhotos: Courtesy of John Hedlund … [Read more...] about Gambell, Albert
Morris H. Whitehouse founded an architectural firm in Portland in 1907. This firm, in conjunction with partners and successors, operated for 80 years. It was the longest lived architectural firm in Oregon. There is only one known building that Whitehouse designed in Lake Oswego. With various partners, Whitehouse designed Portland’s University Club, the Mulnomah Athletic … [Read more...] about Whitehouse, Morris Homans
Luther Lee Dougan was a prominent architect in Portland for over 50 years. There is only one known extant building that he designed in Lake Oswego. In partnership with Chester A. Houghtaling, the firm designed many important buildings including Portland’s Medical-Dental building, the Studio building, and the Eastern Outfitting store. Dougan died in Palos Verde Estates, … [Read more...] about Dougan, Luther Lee