The Architectural Heritage Center connects people and place, past and future. Each year we organize public programs, walking tours, and gallery exhibitions on a wide variety of topics related to Portland’s built environment. The Architectural Heritage Center is owned and operated by the Bosco-Milligan Foundation.
Urban Lives, Old Spaces is a blog series that chronicles the shifting lives of historic spaces and how the built environment connects with contemporary issues in our lives. Featuring a different space in each blog, [...]
Parkway Manor Apartments/Residence Hall is one of the few significant historic buildings remaining on the PSU campus. For almost a century it has been a valuable neighbor contributing to the defining character of the [...]
Plaster Demo at AHC Open House August 13, 11am-2pm Come see the process of restoring plaster for yourself at AHC’s upcoming Open House on August 13. The event runs from 11-2 and will feature walking [...]
We honor the tribes whose longhouses were in what is now Portland: the Chinook bands of Multnomah, Clackamas, and the Cascade/Watlala and the Kalapuya band of Tualatin. We also honor the nearby tribes who traded here–in the Willamette Valley: the Kalapuya, the Molalla, and the Chinook-speaking Clowwewalla/Tumwater; and many tribes along the Columbia River including: the Cowlitz, and the Chinook bands of the Wasco, Chinook, and the Kathlamet.