Monthly Archives: May 2014

Pepsi-Cola Building, Portland, Oregon

For such an unusual building, there is not a lot of information out there about this building in Portland. Located at 2627 NE Sandy Boulevard, it still remains a Pepsi-Cola plant and office. A survey of masonry structures in Portland … Continue reading

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St. Anne Church, Seattle, WA

St. Anne Church in Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood is an intact mid-century complex, of which we’ve covered several others previously. It replaced an older, Victorian-era church that the congregation had outgrown. It was built in 1962 to the designs of John W. … Continue reading

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2720 NE Flanders Street, Portland, OR

This week we are highlighting this great example of commercial mid-century architecture in Portland. Currently housing youth services organizations, not a lot of other information is available. The building was constructed in 1962. It remains very intact and features blue composite … Continue reading

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Mundane Mondays: St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Greenwich, CT

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Greenwich is a picturesque, eclectic modern church. The prize-winning design was the vision of local architect Philip Ives and was constructed in 1958 on donated land. The building materials vary from wood to stone to colored … Continue reading

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Ramada Inn, Olympia, WA

According to the Olympia Walking Tour Guide, this was built as a Ramada Inn in 1971. This was the first major hotel in downtown Olympia. The architects were Camp, Dresser & McKee, who had regional offices but were based on the … Continue reading

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