Yeon, John

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John Yeon (1910-1994) worked for the firm of A.E. Doyle & Associates and is credited, along with Pietro Belluschi, with the development of the Northwest Regional Style of architecture. He designed the Wentz Studio in Neahkahnie, Oregon. His other notable buildings include the Watzek House in Southwest Portland (1937), Shaw House, and Swan House. Yeon was a dedicated conservationist who donated land to the state parks system. His work was honored in an exhibit by the Portland Art Museum in 1977.

From the description of John Yeon papers [manuscript], 1979-1980. (Oregon Historical Society Research Library). WorldCat record id: 696332608

From the guide to the John Yeon papers, 1979-1980, (Oregon Historical Society Research Library)

Architect; Portland, Or.

From the description of John Yeon interviews, 1982 Dec. 14 - 1983 Jan. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 245522304

From the description of John Yeon interviews, 1982 Dec. 14 - 1983 Jan. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220183724

John Yeon, Architect of Portland, Or.

From the description of Oral history interview with John Yeon, 1982 Dec. 14-1983 Jan. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646397126

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Brady, Alvina N.,. Alvina N. Brady photographic collection [graphic], circa 1890-1909. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn John Mock residence photographic collection [graphic], circa 1970-1972. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn John Yeon : vertical file. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf Yeon, John. Oral history interview with John Yeon, 1982 Dec. 14-1983 Jan. 10. Archives of American Art
referencedIn George Lynes Platt photographs, 1935-1953. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Yeon, John,. Aubrey R. Watzek photographic collection [graphic], 1909-1965. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Yeon, John. John Yeon interviews, 1982 Dec. 14 - 1983 Jan. 10. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Yeon, John. John Yeon interviews, 1982 Dec. 14 - 1983 Jan. 10. Archives of American Art
creatorOf John Yeon papers, 1979-1980 Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Ford, J. F,. Eastern Lumber Company photograph album [graphic], ca. 1890-1900. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Yeon, John. John Yeon papers [manuscript], 1979-1980. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Oregon Roadside Council. Oregon Roadside Council records, 1941-1982. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Maynard L. Parker negatives, photographs, and other material., 1930-1974, bulk 1940s-1960s The Huntington Library
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correspondedWith Atiyeh, Victor person
correspondedWith Atiyeh, Victor family
associatedWith Belluschi, Pietro, 1899-1994. person
associatedWith Brady, Alvina N., person
associatedWith Cadillac Fairview Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Ford, J. F, person
associatedWith Kolisch, Marian W. person
associatedWith Lynes, George Platt, 1907-1955 person
correspondedWith Oregon Roadside Council. corporateBody
associatedWith Parker, Maynard L., 1900-1976 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Oregon--Portland
Bonneville Dam (Or. and Wash.)
Oregon--Portland
Columbia River Gorge (Or. and Wash.)
Oregon
Oregon--Portland
Bonneville Dam (Or. and Wash.)
Columbia River Gorge (Or. and Wash.)
Subject
Conservationists--Oregon
Architects--Interviews
Architecture
Conservationists
Architects--Oregon
Architects
Oregon
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Architect
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Birth 1910-10-29

Death 1994-03-13

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English

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