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Just Listed: NORTHWEST STYLE ARCHITECTURAL MASTERPIECE

By Marisa Swenson, June 14, 2019

4440 SW HILLSIDE DR

PORTLAND, OREGON 97221


Designed by William Fletcher in 1965, inspired by Mies van der Rohe’s famed Farnsworth house and the International Style of architecture. This stunning home is a magnificent example of true, high end mid century modern architecture with a Pacific Northwest touch. Custom updates compliment the original architecture with Western Oregon Black Walnut cabinets and fireplace mantel, designer tile throughout, luxe master suite with heated marble slab floors and a walk-in closet. Beautifully appointed updates in the kitchen, dining and family rooms with built-ins and creative spaces throughout. Floor to ceiling windows connect the home to the lush forested surroundings and bathes the interior with natural light. Perched in the hills of the desirable Bridlemile neighborhood and minutes to downtown Portland.


OFFERED AT $1,145,000

3 BEDROOM | 2.5 BATH | 2,708 SQFT

MLS#19354992 | TAXES: $10,113 | WEBSITE

Marisa Swenson

Broker Licensed in OR & WA

Marisa is a Portland native, born and raised in the heart of the Hollywood district, she possesses a wealth of knowledge about the Portland Metro area. Over the past decade, Marisa has sought out the best in local mid-century and contemporary modern architecture and design around the city. Her website Modern Homes Portland is a labor of love where she shares her enjoyment of all things modern including a curated list of modern homes for sale in the Portland area. In her past, Marisa worked with a company that provided home contractor services. She worked closely with contractors identifying, evaluating and correcting common maintenance issues in homes and commercial buildings. Pairing this experience with many years of client service and a love of homes made the transition to becoming a Realtor seamless. She is a member of the Architectural Heritage Center, Doccomomo's Oregon Chapter, Restore Oregon where she also sponsors their Mid-Century Modern tour each year.  Working with these organizations, she hopes to help preserve buildings from the modernist movement mid century and beyond, and to help spread awareness of their importance. She currently lives in the suburbs of Portland with her family and is working on restoring her Northwest Regional Style custom-built 1960's time capsule home that will be added to the historic registry in 2017.When she’s not working with clients or scouring the city for hidden architectural gems, Marisa likes to spend time with her family, play soccer, hike in the beautiful Pacific NW forests, visit new restaurants and coffee shops.
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  • T: 971-285-7955
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Marisa Swenson

Broker Licensed in OR & WA


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