April 25, 1935

Here is an iconic moment in time for Salem, and for our neighborhood. On April 25, 1935 (85 years ago from this writing) a raging fire consumed the roof and copper dome of this, Oregon’s second State Capitol building built in 1874.  It was designed by the Portland firm of architects Justus F. Krumbein and […]

TWTWTW

Remember that TV show…”That Was The Week That Was?”  So okay…the tile is back-ordered and the bathroom is going nowhere… so we moved on this week as best we could…starting with Constance Fowler (1907-1996), painter, print-maker, founder of the modern art department at Willamette University in 1938.  R has curated an excellent Fowler show up […]