Home Available! By Architect Richard Marlitt
Though the property below is not my personal listing I am excited to share that this home, originally designed by Architect Richard Marlitt is now available for purchase. I am a huge fan of early architecture in Portland and would like to share this impeccable property with you.
Listed Price: $1,198,000
2780 SW Talbot RD
Portland, OR 97201
Originally designed by Architect Richard Marlitt in 1957
Hollywood meets Portland in this urban mid-century gem. Masterful architecture by Richard Marlitt with glorious volume makes every room inspirational and awe-inspiring. Bonus room downstairs would make a great 4th BD. Escape to this sunny and sublime home and find yourself in a Portland oasis of meadows, gardens, trails and trees. Minutes to OHSU, downtown and the Nike/Intel Corridor. It’s all right here – the best of both worlds.
If you are looking for more information or would like to schedule a showing please contact me at 503.784.2204. If you are reading this post after the sale of this stunning property but are in the market to purchase your new home I would be happy to help! Contact Me Today
About Architect Richard Marlitt
Richard Marlitt was an architect and author born in Portland and spent the majority of his life in the area, traveling out of state to go to University. He attended the University of Oregon in Eugene, OR during 1934 and Cornell University in Ithaca, NY in 1936. He returned to Portland where he married Lucy Corbett. Richard joined the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in 1947. In 1970, Marlitt was a Registered Architect in the States of OR and WA. He worked with a prominent architectural firm, Whidden & Lewis. Whidden & Lewis was based in Portland, Oregon the beginning of the 20th century. The firm was was established in 1889. Their residential buildings were mostly designed in the Colonial Revival style. Most of their commercial buildings were primarily designed in the 20th-century classical style. The commercial buildings often featured brick with terra cotta ornamentation.
Many of the Whidden & Lewis buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP)
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