Building Oregon

Bridger School (Portland, Oregon)

Title
Bridger School (Portland, Oregon)
LC Subject
Architecture, American Architecture--United States
Alternative
Hudson Primary School (Portland, Oregon) Bridger Elementary School (Portland, Oregon)
Creator
Thompson, Raymond K.
Creator Display
Raymond Kermit Thompson (architect, 1905-1995)
Description
This image is included in Building Oregon: Architecture of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, a digital collection which provides documentation about the architectural heritage of the Pacific Northwest.
View
Oregon Historic Site Form. Prepared by Iris Eschen. 2009
Provenance
University of Oregon Libraries
Temporal
1950-1959
Style Period
International Style (modern European architecture style)
Work Type
architecture (object genre) built works views (visual works) exterior views public schools (buildings) architectural drawings (visual works) plans (orthographic projections) floor-plan drawings
Latitude
45.510739
Longitude
-122.58233
Location
Portland >> Clackamas County >> Oregon >> West >> United States Multnomah County >> Oregon >> West >> United States Oregon >> West >> United States United States
Street Address
7910 SE Market Street
Date
1951
View Date
2009
Identifier
OR_Multnomah_Portland_
Rights
Educational Use Permitted
Type
Image
Format
application/pdf
Material
Brick
Set
Building Oregon
Primary Set
Building Oregon
Institution
University of Oregon
Note
Raymond Kermit Thompson was born in Seaside, Oregon, August 27, 1905, and died in Portland, November 13, 1995. He received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Oregon in 1929. He married Polly Povey, also a UO architecture student, in 1929. The Thompsons lived in Boston, 1931 to 1942, where Raymond attend MIT for two years and served as instructor at Wentworth Institute. After service in World War II, Thompson was an associate professor at Ohio State University. From 1948, the Thompsons returned to Portland. From 1951 to 1953, Raymond was supervising architect of the Portland Public Schools. From 1953 to 1969, the Thompsons worked as the partnership, Raymond Kermit Thompson and Polly Povey Thompson, Architects. From 1969 to 1994, the firm's name was Thompson & Thompson Architects. Polly Thompson died in 1994. Raymond Thompson died the next year. Source: Ritz, Richard, and others. Architects of Oregon; A Biographical Dictionary of Architects Deceased - 19th and 20th Centuries (Portland: Lars Hill, 2003).