Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)
Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)

Oregon Caves Nat’l Monument & Preserve (2018)

The south facade and main entrance to the lodge (under the awning). Siding is Port Orford cedar with its bark. A shed dormer is broken by two gable dormers on the upper guest room levels.

Lobby of the Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)
Lobby of the Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)

Oregon Caves Nat’l Monument & Preserve (2018)

Exposed wood beams of enormous size (about 18”x24”) are supported by peeled log posts (30” diameter). The interior walls are wainscoting of California Redwood heartwood with pressed fiberboard above and on the ceiling. Newer carpeting covers the original linoleum floors. Menno Kraai, general manager, sits at original Mason Monterey table and chairs.

Chairs
Chairs

Oregon Caves Nat’l Monument & Preserve (2018)

A stack of chairs in the boiler room of the Chateau of the Oregon Caves.

Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)
Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)

Oregon Caves Nat’l Monument & Preserve (2018)

This east facade and pond. The Coffee Shop was built out in 1937.

Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)
Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)

Oregon Caves Nat’l Monument & Preserve (2018)

This view of the south wing from the southwest corner. The main entrance is under the awning.

Lobby of the Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)
Lobby of the Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)

Oregon Caves Nat’l Monument & Preserve (2018)

The central fireplace is made of marble quarried on-site during blasting and construction. Original Mason Monterey furnishings populate the space. The sprinkler system was added in 1955.

Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)
Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)

Oregon Caves Nat’l Monument & Preserve (2018)

View of the southeast corner of the building.

East Grandstands (1925)
East Grandstands (1925)

Eugene, Oregon (2018)

Hayward Field, University of Oregon.

East Grandstand Benches
East Grandstand Benches

Eugene, Oregon (2018)

Hayward Field, University of Oregon.

Venetian Room (1936)
Venetian Room (1936)

Portland, Oregon (2018)

John Yeon’s Watzek House.

Library (1936)
Library (1936)

Portland, Oregon (2018)

John Yeon’s Watzek House.

The Tahitian Room
The Tahitian Room

Richland, Washington (2015)

Bybee-Howell House (1856)
Bybee-Howell House (1856)

Sauvie Island, Oregon (2016)

This photograph is in the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) collection in the Library of Congress. (#HABS-OR-47-3)

Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)
Lobby of the Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)
Chairs
Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)
Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)
Lobby of the Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)
Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)
East Grandstands (1925)
East Grandstand Benches
Venetian Room (1936)
Library (1936)
The Tahitian Room
Bybee-Howell House (1856)
Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)

Oregon Caves Nat’l Monument & Preserve (2018)

The south facade and main entrance to the lodge (under the awning). Siding is Port Orford cedar with its bark. A shed dormer is broken by two gable dormers on the upper guest room levels.

Lobby of the Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)

Oregon Caves Nat’l Monument & Preserve (2018)

Exposed wood beams of enormous size (about 18”x24”) are supported by peeled log posts (30” diameter). The interior walls are wainscoting of California Redwood heartwood with pressed fiberboard above and on the ceiling. Newer carpeting covers the original linoleum floors. Menno Kraai, general manager, sits at original Mason Monterey table and chairs.

Chairs

Oregon Caves Nat’l Monument & Preserve (2018)

A stack of chairs in the boiler room of the Chateau of the Oregon Caves.

Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)

Oregon Caves Nat’l Monument & Preserve (2018)

This east facade and pond. The Coffee Shop was built out in 1937.

Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)

Oregon Caves Nat’l Monument & Preserve (2018)

This view of the south wing from the southwest corner. The main entrance is under the awning.

Lobby of the Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)

Oregon Caves Nat’l Monument & Preserve (2018)

The central fireplace is made of marble quarried on-site during blasting and construction. Original Mason Monterey furnishings populate the space. The sprinkler system was added in 1955.

Chateau at the Oregon Caves (1934)

Oregon Caves Nat’l Monument & Preserve (2018)

View of the southeast corner of the building.

East Grandstands (1925)

Eugene, Oregon (2018)

Hayward Field, University of Oregon.

East Grandstand Benches

Eugene, Oregon (2018)

Hayward Field, University of Oregon.

Venetian Room (1936)

Portland, Oregon (2018)

John Yeon’s Watzek House.

Library (1936)

Portland, Oregon (2018)

John Yeon’s Watzek House.

The Tahitian Room

Richland, Washington (2015)

Bybee-Howell House (1856)

Sauvie Island, Oregon (2016)

This photograph is in the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) collection in the Library of Congress. (#HABS-OR-47-3)

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