1948 Nautical Moderne

The home of Bobby and Marti Brom is doubly unusual.  It is a rare example of the nearly forgotten Nautical Moderne industrial design which acted as a bridge between the ornate vertical art deco architecture of the 1920s and the clean horizontal lines of the mid-century modern.  But perhaps more unusual, the highly stylized original [...]

Milepost 5

Milepost 5 is an affordable housing community for creatives in Portland, developed for working artists of all disciplines. Located on a two-acre campus in Portland’s Montavilla neighborhood, Milepost 5’s community of over 100 renters work in dozens of artistic fields. Residents host monthly art openings, present plays, music, readings, workshops, and other events in the community [...]

By |2018-05-21T16:38:07-05:00May 21st, 2018|2018 Portland Weird Homes, All Weird Homes|0 Comments

The House of Serendipity, Accessible for Everybody and Every Body

To say Larry Cross is passionate about sustainable and accessible design would be an understatement. Larry spent many years hiking and enjoying nature, especially Yosemite National Park, but the onset of osteoporosis forced him to rethink how he should live and evolve in a space with limited mobility.  So when he bought a 2006 SE [...]

By |2018-05-16T23:03:47-05:00May 16th, 2018|2018 Portland Weird Homes, All Weird Homes|0 Comments