August 23, 2008, 1:28 am
Filed under: Introduction

This is a modernist guide to Portland. It is intended for the design conscious interested in experiencing modern architecture, design, art, food and culture.

The guide is data focused and has been designed as an instrument to be used for quick and concise reference. It’s simple format and straight-forward content allow for frequent and rapid updates.

Neither comprehensive or complete the modern list is, rather, a continual work in progress…


Authors | Contact
August 23, 2008, 1:27 am
Filed under: Authors | Contact

Andrew van Leeuwen: Concept, Lead Design, Field Research, Website
Kevin Eckert: Design, Field Research, Beverage management
Chris Patano: Field Research, Urban dispute resolution

Graphic Key
August 23, 2008, 1:25 am
Filed under: Graphic Key

Items are ordered alphabetically and contain the following information:

Name, Address, Phone number, General information / Designer

Items in regular text are recommended
Items in bold text are not to be missed

Everything Else
August 23, 2008, 1:24 am
Filed under: Everything Else

Arial Tram, 1440 NE Broadway, 503.284.4336
Loyly (spa), 2713 SE 21st Ave, 503.236.6850
Powell’s Books, 2713 SE 21st Ave, 503.236.6850
Street of Eames (tour), 1005 W Burnside, 503.228.4651
Sugar Laboratories (Salon), 1440 NE Broadway, 503.284.4336

Design Showrooms
August 23, 2008, 1:23 am
Filed under: Design Showrooms

Design Within Reach, 1200 NW Everett Str, 503.220.0200
Hive, 820 NW Glisan Str, 503.242.1967
LUX (lighting), 1333 NW Glisan Str, 503.227.2364

August 23, 2008, 1:23 am
Filed under: Buildings

Alder Street Project, Near Pearl District, Skylab Design Group
Aveda Salon, 2281 NW Glisan, Allied Works
Central Lutheran Church, 1820 NE 21st Ave, Pietro Belluschi
Commonwealth Building, 421 SW 6th Ave, Pietro Belluschi
REI, 1405 NW Johnson Str, Mithun
Wieden + Kennedy, 224 NW 13th Ave, Allied Works

August 23, 2008, 1:22 am
Filed under: Drinks

Bar-15, 15 SW 2nd Ave, 503.790.9090
Bartini, 2108 NW Glisan
Brazen Bean, 2075 NW Glisan Str, 503 294 0636
Bridgeport Brewery, 1318 NW Northrup Str, 503.241.3612
Doug Fir Lounge, 830 E Burnside Str, 503.231.9663
East, 322 NW Everett Str, 503.226.1569
M Bar, 417 NW 21st Ave, 503 228 6614
Navarre, 10 NE 28th Ave, 503.232.3555
Noble Rot, 2724 SE Ankeny, 503.233.1999
Solo, 1300 NW Lovejoy Str, 503.220.0080
Vault Martini, 226 NW 12th Ave, 503.224.4909
Vino Paradiso Wine Bar, 417 NW 10th Ave, 503.295.9536