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Picture: Historic Portland Homes
  Picture: Historic Portland Homes

Portland has over 500 homes on The National Historic Registry. We’ve picked 4 of our favorites:

A.H Maegly House

Handsome and rare, located at 226 SW Kingston Ave. in Southwest’s Arlington Heights Neighborhood and designed by John Virginius Bennes. An architectural style more prominent in the Midwest, this 1915 home is one of the few Prairie School homes that can be found in Portland.

Blaine Smith House

This home is a fine example of an Arts and Crafts home can be found in The Mt. Tabor Neighborhood on 5219 SE Belmont St. Designed by prominent local architect Ellis F. Lawrence, who founded University of Oregon’s School of Architecture and Allied Arts.

Mackenzie House

Northwest’s Alphabet District has a huge stock of historic stately homes but none more stately than this impressive castle-like fortress. Located at 615 NW 20th Ave and built in 1892, its currently functioning as the charitable William Temple House. The Mackenie house was designed by McCaw & Martin in the Richardsonian Romanesque and Shingle Style.

Povey House

Built in 1892 for the stained Glass magnate John E.G. Povey, this home has been lovingly cared for and is in excellent condition. Stands as a near perfect example of the Victorian; Queen Anne Architectural Style, Located at 1312 NE Tillamook Street in Portland’s Irvington Neighborhood.

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