Ladd’s Addition is a neighborhood on Portland’s Eastside. The neighborhood is surrounded by roads with restaurants and cafes. The neighborhood is also the home of a rose garden test site and interesting architecture. Ladd’s Addition Activities Ladd’s Addition has many attractions. Its plan uses a diagonal design that makes for interesting walks. The neighborhood alsoContinue reading “Ladd’s Addition Rose Garden”
Chapman Hall sits on the Memorial Quad on the University of Oregon grounds. This places it near to restaurants and cafes on 13th avenue. It also sits in one of the oldest parts of the university’s grounds. Activities in the Area 13th Avenue is a short walk from Chapman Hall. It has many restaurants, cafesContinue reading “University of Oregon’s Chapman Hall”
Villard Hall was the second building opened on the University of Oregon grounds. It opened in 1886. In 1949, the University Theater addition was made to Villard Hall. The hall became the home for the Theater Department. Villard Hall was made in the Second Empire style that was common at the time. This architectural styleContinue reading “University of Oregon’s Villard Hall”
Painted this view of the Oregon State Capitol Building on a cloudy day. The weather this summer has been cooler than normal. This has caused summer to look like fall. The Oregon State Capitol Building is made in an art deco style. Most state capitols copy the United States Capitol Building in Washington, DC. TheContinue reading “COVID-19 Walking View: Oregon State Capitol Building”
The weather is nice and perfect for watercolors. This week’s image is of the Valley Library at Oregon State University. The building is named for F. Wayne Valley who gave the money for the building. The Valley Library opened in 1999.
Tykeson Hall opened on the University of Oregon campus for the Fall 2019 term. I painted this view of the hall shortly shortly after it opened. Last week, I walked on the University of Oregon grounds and thought of this image. The hall houses academic and career advising, the Division of Equity and Inclusion andContinue reading “COVID-19 Walking Views: Tykeson Hall”
The Eugene Hotel opened in 1925. It was the top hotel in Eugene until it closed in 1980. The building was placed on the National Register of Historical Places in 1982 and changed to over 58 housing in 1983.
Monroe Avenue is on the north side of Oregon State University. It offers a great view of the Corvallis City Hall in the distance. Monroe Avenue also hosts many businesses, which are slowly reopening. Monroe Avenue is a nice place to walk with the university closed for COVID-19. You can also walk on the universityContinue reading “COVID-19 Walking Views: Monroe Avenue”
While the university is shut down it makes for a nice place to walk. Here we see the Pharmacy Building across the Valley Library quad. The Pharmacy Building was completed in 1924. It has been the home of the College of Pharmacy ever since. The College of Pharmacy works with the Oregon Health and ScienceContinue reading “COVID-19 Walking Views: OSU Pharmacy Building”
It is strange to only walk in the area near to home. The same path walked every day wastes the attention and is as bad as no walk. A short journey to a near by open park can give some welcome change of sights. This week’s image is from a short journey to Salem, OregonContinue reading “COVID-19 Walking Views: Minto Island Bridge”