I love this!

March 20, 2011 at 8:29 pm | Posted in Architecture | Leave a comment

Check out this sweet story and be sure to watch the slide show. The house is amazing!



2010 in review

January 2, 2011 at 10:43 am | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is doing awesome!.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 13,000 times in 2010. That’s about 31 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 21 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 114 posts. There were 51 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 7mb. That’s about 4 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was April 14th with 118 views. The most popular post that day was A Rummer Thursday!.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were facebook.com, en.wordpress.com, stumbleupon.com, littlebrowngirl20.blogspot.com, and westcoastcrafty.wordpress.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for modern homes, bungalow, vintage kitchen, vintage kitchens, and modern home.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


A Rummer Thursday! April 2008
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Stunning Modern Home from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off for sale! May 2009
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Cute Vintage Kitchen Alert! SOLD March 2009


Sweet Piedmont Bungalow – SOLD June 2008


Modern Prefabs July 2008
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Sum-thing New by SUM Design Studio

September 29, 2010 at 8:56 am | Posted in Architecture, Listings | Leave a comment
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Here’s another modern gem up for grabs! It’s the last remaining home for sale in SUM Design Studio’s 3-unit  project called SUM-thing New.  The building features sustainable materials, light-filled spaces, and a modernist design with custom finishes all in the heart of SE Portland.

3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 1640 approx sf

Click here for more info and photos

Immaculate Mt. Tabor English

September 27, 2010 at 8:44 am | Posted in Listings | Leave a comment
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This is a really darling house with lots of livable space and an awesome covered patio in an amazing location. I can’t believe someone hasn’t snatched it up already!

3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, 2428 approx sf

Click here for more info and photos

Don’t Miss…Portland Architecture + Design Festival 2010!

September 24, 2010 at 9:20 am | Posted in Architecture, Culture | Leave a comment
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AIA Portland’s Architecture + Design Festival kicks off on September 30th and runs a full and fun calendar of events through October. I’m most excited about two things:

1. Design Matters: A Tour of Portland Homes
Saturday, October 9th from 10am-4pm
A self-guided tour of 6 hand selected homes designed by notable Portland architects.
tandemDUO (pictured above) is one of the homes on the tour! 
See more info here.

2. Mid-Century Modern Bus Tour
Saturday, October 23rd 
A bus trip down the Willamette Valley to visit 3 sites that ends with lunch and wine at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Gordon House.
See more info here.

Be sure to check out the complete calendar of events here!

Looking for a little design inspiration?

September 23, 2010 at 9:07 pm | Posted in Culture | Leave a comment
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Check out CB2’s The Selby is in Your Place contest. The top 50 finalists are online. There are some really inspiring interiors…makes me want to go rearrange my living room right now!

Just Listed…Peaceful Mt. Tabor Craftsman SALE PENDING

August 13, 2010 at 10:41 am | Posted in Listings | Leave a comment
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Come experience a private peaceful setting in the city! This polished Craftsman blends the comfort and efficiency of newer construction with the charm and character of a vintage home. Please check out the vflyer for more photos and information!

Saturday 8/14 from 1:00-3:00pm
Sunday 8/15 from 2:00-4:00pm

5703 SE Alder St., Portland, OR
ML# 10064686

Other fun things happening in the Mt. Tabor area this weekend:
SATURDAY: The Portland Adult Soap Box Derby
SUNDAY: Sunday Parkways

Special Evening Open House at tandemDUO

August 13, 2010 at 10:06 am | Posted in Architecture, Listings | Leave a comment
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Don’t miss the special evening open house TONIGHT at tandemDUO!
2738 SE Pine St, Portland, OR

Why not make a night of it and have dinner on Restaurant Row?

Make it a Modern Sunday!

August 1, 2010 at 8:59 am | Posted in Articles, Listings | Leave a comment
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Make it a Modern Sunday!

1. SUM Thing New
4442 SE Stark St., Portland, OR
OPEN 12:00-2:00

2. tandemDUO
2738 SE Pine St., Portland, OR
OPEN 2:30-4:30

3. Sunrose Condominiums
28 SE 28th Ave, Portland, OR
$215,000 to the mid $400s
OPEN 1:00-4:00

4. K4 Court
5506 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, OR
$279,900 to $389,900
OPEN 1:30-3:30

tandemDUO featured on Portland Architecture!

July 21, 2010 at 9:28 pm | Posted in Architecture, Culture, Listings | Leave a comment
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Brian Libby, the man behind the Portland Architecture blog, has written up a great review of his recent visit to tandemDUO at SE 28th and Pine St.

Check it out here!

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