Country Club District, A Dream Come True The concept of creating Country Club Districts near large cities was spreading across the nation in the 1920s. Why waste precious hours of leisure time commuting to the golf links? George F. Cotterill, former Seattle mayor and a well-respected civil engineer, was hired to design the overall plan of the district. Prized Jersey cows … [Read more...] about Country Club District
Lake Oswego Hunt Arena
Lake Oswego Hunt 1936 National Register of Historic Places & City of Lake Oswego Landmark - Potential Development Risk … [Read more...] about Lake Oswego Hunt
John Davis Annand, Sr. practiced in the Portland area for over 50 years. Only one structure in Lake Oswego has been identified as his work. Annand’s firm designed numerous high schools and secondary schools throughout Oregon as well as the School of Architecture and Theater buildings at the University of Oregon. Annand died in 1994 at the age of 86. 1937Lake Oswego … [Read more...] about Architects: John Davis Annand, Sr.
One of the buildings I love in Lake Oswego is the Oswego Hunt Barn located at 2725 Iron Mountain Boulevard. Built between 1936 and 1938, the Hunt Club is listed on both the National Register of Historic places and is a Lake Oswego Landmark. It is a symbol of the time when Lake Oswegotransitioned from a mining town to the town we know today, in which the motto “Live where you … [Read more...] about Favorite Places: Hunt Club