Category Archives: architecture

Jantzen Beach Carousel Assessment Process

As we’ve probably said, Restore Oregon hired us to assess the current status of the decorative parts of the Jantzen Beach Carousel. (Another firm is estimating the status of the mechanical and housing parts.) The carousel has been in storage … Continue reading

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Restore Oregon Endangered Places 2016, The First Set

This is part of a series for Restore Oregon by one of our partners, Kate Powell (artist too, bio below!) Thanks to Drew Nasto, Craig Powell, and for the various locations for allowing me to use historic images to place … Continue reading

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Restore Oregon Celebration Dinner, The Event

Mitchell and Kate attended the Restoration Celebration to raise money for the the 2016 Most Endangered Places, and to hear the winners of the 2015 Demuro Awards, as the guest of one of our clients, Karla Pearlstein of Restoring History. … Continue reading

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Restore Oregon Celebration Dinner, Kate’s Process

Mitchell and Kate attended the Restoration Celebration to raise money for the the 2016 Most Endangered Places, and to hear the winners of the 2015 Demuro Awards, as the guest of one of our clients, Karla Pearlstein of Restoring History. … Continue reading

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Revitalize Main Street Act

Restore Oregon is helping to stop our downtowns from disappearing and becoming unsightly slums, reusing stable buildings in need of some TLC, and to preserve history.  The tax incentive will help those already interested to bring the older building back … Continue reading

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My “Business” Sketchbook: Washington State Justice Building

This gallery contains 15 photos.

Originally posted on D.Katie Powell Art:
My last sketch onsite from earlier in the year, with watercolors added Sunday. It was pouring, our work at the Capitol completed, and we were on our way home. Mitchell wanted to explore…

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My “Business” Sketchbook: The Lion Torchéres

This gallery contains 16 photos.

Originally posted on D.Katie Powell Art:
At the end of our last day working in the Senate Offices of the Legislative Building on the Washington State Capitol Campus, we crossed the grass in the pouring rain  to the Justice…

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