Evergreen Aviation founder’s Oregon estate cost $18 million; auction bids start at $2.25 million

The Evergreen International Aviation empire, once one of Oregon’s largest employers, had its ups and downs, and so has the riverfront estate the bankrupt company’s late founder Del Smith erected alongside the Willamette River in Dundee. More than $18 million was poured into the 46.6-acre property at 22111 Riverwood Road and yet, over the years, … Continue reading “Evergreen Aviation founder’s Oregon estate cost $18 million; auction bids start at $2.25 million”

Those Places Thursday: 920 Westpoint, Lake Oswego, Oregon – An Ewald Pape Design

This gorgeous house on Lake Oswego (near Portland, Oregon), was designed by my architect first-cousin-twice-removed, Ewald Theodore Pape (1894-1976), in 1936 – but it took a little while for me to verify it.  Thanks to Terry Sprague of Luxe Christie’s International Real Estate, the broker who currently has the house listed for sale; Kelley Woodwick, Anne … Continue reading “Those Places Thursday: 920 Westpoint, Lake Oswego, Oregon – An Ewald Pape Design”

Room With a View

Interior design trends in doors and windows today lean towards the bigger the better. Large scale glass doors and windows are becoming more and more popular. The west coast benefits from stunning scenery from the waterways, coast to mountain ranges to expansive city views. Blending the indoor and outdoor living spaces makes sense. Not only are … Continue reading “Room With a View”

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