The Heathman Hotel Portland Oregon

  • June 13, 2014
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The Heathman Hotel lobby features a commissioned mural of an 18th century Japanese Buddhist silk robe. Built in 1927, the hotel includes Art Deco style with gold-leafed antique-style furnishings. The hotel serves regional cuisine with French influences at the Heathman Restaurant. The on-site Tea Court serves teas seasonally and includes a marble fireplace and an Austrian hand-cut chandelier. The Marble Bar features an Art Deco mirror from the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.

 

Public Gardens of Portland Oregon

  • December 7, 2012
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Here’s a little-known fact: the world’s most spectacular gardens are found within the USDA’s climatic Zone 8, the climate that Portland shares with most of the British Isles, much of France, northern Italy and large areas of Japan—in short, the world’s best gardening postal codes.

 

Top Ten Gardens and Arboretums

  • October 25, 2011
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Nature lovers will find much to explore at America’s colorful and diverse gardens and arboretums. 1. Denver Botanic Gardens and its two satellite locations offer a range of experiences for plant lovers, from alpine tundra at Mount Goliath to plants from around the globe at the York Street gardens. 2. The 446-acre U.S. National Arboretum […]