MCM, along with Bergerson Windows, were responsible for the restoration of the Astoria Train Depot windows and doors (along with a little help from the Clatsop Community College Historic Preservation Program). MCM does a good job of documenting and then publishing the before and after conditions. Check out their efforts on the Barbey Maritime Center. The general contractor for the project was Bremik Construction.
The City of Astoria has it own historic preservation awards, the Dr. Edward Harvey Historic Preservation Award, named after Dr. Harvey, who was instrumental in creating the historic preservation movement in Astoria. The award is presented each year to recognize property owners who have completed exterior restoration or beautification of a building which exemplifies the historical attributes of the building or the architectural heritage of Astoria. Of the three projects awarded this year, I was the architect for two of them. The Columbia River Maritime Museum won the institutional category for the renovation of the Astoria Train Depot, and Bob and Nancy Ross won the multi-family category for the renovation of the Finn Housa property.
It has been one of the pleasures of doing historic preservation work in Astoria that I have been able to work on a number of projects … Read More »