What’s the story with Rummers? Read Oregon’s coolest midcentury modern houses: Builder Bob Rummer’s enduring legacy and see the photos. The developer created wide-open, glass-walled modern homes in the 1960s and 1970s that encouraged then-revolutionary indoor-outdoor living.

[1961 Park Forest Ave. in Lake Oswego, listed at $699,900, has a pending offer.]

 

Portlanders who appreciated Frank Lloyd Wright’s later work and developer Joseph Eichler’s atrium-centered homes in California instantly understood the appeal of Rummer’s soaring living rooms with see-through sliding glass doors that opened to patios. Many of Rummer’s customers stayed put in their homes for decades.

[1961 Park Forest Ave. in Lake Oswego, listed at $699,900, has a pending offer.]

 

 

 

Plans were inspired by A. Quincy Jones and other Case Study House architects, Today, a Rummer-built house can sell fast. An offer was received in five days after one, built on a half-acre lot at 1961 Park Forest Ave. in Lake Oswego, was listed in November 2018 at $699,900.

 

 

 

 

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