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.
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 [...]
The Bosco-Milligan Foundation appreciates that the Portland City Council voted May 11 to restore the landmark Thompson Elk Fountain to its original location on SW Main Street. The outpouring of public support for the fountain [...]
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.