Category Archives: Architecture and Buildings

The Hanson Building: Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office

I had heard that the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office might be moving from this location. Their building has structural issues. The building was built in 1956 as a health clinic. Bear and I took a drive there to get pics … Continue reading

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Jackson Tower

I adore downtown building with character! This building was started in 1909 and completed in 1912. The Oregon Journal resided there from 1948 until 1951. It was named the Jackson Tower to honor the newspaper’s founder Charles Samuel Jackson. At … Continue reading

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Pretty Oregon Building

We have some beautiful buildings and architecture in our city! I saw this on my way to pick up my friend in our carpool club! Hugz Blondie and Boo Bear  

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Old Scotch Church…

While driving home from my friends house, I spotted this beautiful country gem and had to pull over and take photos and enjoy it’s beauty! This is the Old Scotch Church also known as Tualatin Plains Presbyterian. It is a … Continue reading

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Church of St. Michael the Archangel

This beautiful Italian church was built in 1902 by Italian Immigrants. It is located in downtown in what used to be the heart of Portland’s Little Italy. In 1961 Portland’s Urban Renewal movement abolished Little Italy. The church is undergoing … Continue reading

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City Hall….

I love old architecture! This is Portland City hall and it is a four story Italian Renaissance style building and it was completed in 1895. This building is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. It is hard to … Continue reading

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Betty Boop……

Betty Boop is peaking out from the Beaverton Bakery window! Hugz Blondie and Boo Bear

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