Before & After: An Artful Update Streamlines a Portland Midcentury

Before & After: An Artful Update Streamlines a Portland Midcentury

By Melissa Dalton
A two-phase remodel revitalizes this 1960 home in the Southwest Hills with warm wood accents and clutter-busting storage.

When the homeowners of this 1960 home in Portland’s Southwest Hills bought the property in 2009, they became the new owners of a lot of white carpeting, tired woodwork, dated wallpaper, and lackluster storage. Over time, they came to wish for a home that better suited their lives, but didn’t want to sacrifice the excellent midcentury bones.

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