Celebrating architect Pietro Belluschi’s 120th anniversary: Building tours, book talk and dinner in his home

Aug 11, 2019 474

BY: Janet Eastman

Every day, people work, live and pray inside Pietro Belluschi’s light-filled, modern creations. The legendary architect shaped Portland’s skyline with revolutionary structures like the Commonwealth Building, which generated tinted glass-and-aluminum lookalikes across the globe.

Oregon’s most revered designer and one of its most highly awarded citizens also impacted the way churches and houses look and feel. His long, prolific career ended shortly before he died at age 94 in 1994 inside his beloved Portland home.

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SOURCE: https://www.oregonlive.com

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