Aubrey R. Watzek House

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Aubrey R. Watzek House
Portland Historic Landmark[2]
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Locator map.
Locator map.
Location of the Watzek House in Portland.
Location 1061 SW Skyline Boulevard, Portland, Oregon[1]
Coordinates 45°30′55″N 122°43′41″W / 45.515148°N 122.727983°W / 45.515148; -122.727983Coordinates: 45°30′55″N 122°43′41″W / 45.515148°N 122.727983°W / 45.515148; -122.727983
Built 1936[1]
Architect John Yeon[3]
Architectural style Modern, Northwest Regional style[3]
NRHP Reference # 74001715[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 1, 1974[1]
Designated NHL July 25, 2011[4]

The Aubrey R. Watzek House is a historic house located in Portland, Oregon, United States, built in 1936—1938. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1] It is now part of the University of Oregon's John Yeon Center for Architecture. It was designated a National Historic Landmark on July 25, 2011.[4]

Aubrey Watzek was a lumber magnate. He lived in the house since its completion in 1938 until 1971.[5]

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  1. ^ a b c d e "Oregon National Register List" (PDF). Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. June 6, 2011. p. 41. Retrieved March 31, 2014. 
  2. ^ Portland Historic Landmarks Commission (July 2010), Historic Landmarks -- Portland, Oregon (XLS), retrieved October 6, 2010 .
  3. ^ a b Flathman, Jennifer L. (June 10, 2009), National Historic Landmark Nomination: Aubrey Watzek House (draft) (PDF), archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-08-30 
  4. ^ a b Weekly List Of Actions Taken On Properties: 7/25/11 through 7/29/11
  5. ^ Roth, Leland. "Aubrey Watzek House". The Oregon Encyclopaedia. Portland State University and the Oregon Historical Society. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 

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