Galavanting in the footsteps of Wallace Kay Huntington at The Town Club.
"The building is significant…as the ultimate home of Portland's most prominent women's club, one whose members were leaders in the arts, education and social welfare. Formed in 1928, the club's declared purpose reflected the emerging role of women outside the home and the increasingly informal style of entertaining following the First World War. In this period, similar women's organizations had been established elsewhere on the West Coast, in San Francisco and Seattle... The garden wall and terrace were designed by the architects Johnson-Wallwork & Johnson as an integral part of the 1931 project..."
#historiclandscapes #landscapearchitecture #portlandhistory #nationalregisterofhistoricplaces
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  • bethanyrydmarkGalavanting in the footsteps of Wallace Kay Huntington at The Town Club.
    "The building is significant…as the ultimate home of Portland's most prominent women's club, one whose members were leaders in the arts, education and social welfare. Formed in 1928, the club's declared purpose reflected the emerging role of women outside the home and the increasingly informal style of entertaining following the First World War. In this period, similar women's organizations had been established elsewhere on the West Coast, in San Francisco and Seattle... The garden wall and terrace were designed by the architects Johnson-Wallwork & Johnson as an integral part of the 1931 project..."
    #historiclandscapes #landscapearchitecture #portlandhistory #nationalregisterofhistoricplaces

  • escholasticaWallace! 😱We have Wallace stories. A Great!
  • bethanyrydmark@escholastica ooh, yes! I bet you do! I'd love to hear them. We had him out to mom and dad's many years ago... What a prolific designer. He influenced so many special places in Oregon 🌿
  • escholasticaSimply amazing! I can't imagine your perspective also being a landscape architect!
  • reedmylips7You're in my hood!
  • ragnashA beauty to behold. The details tell a story..
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