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Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Robertson, 460 Leffelle St. S, (NR)

This 1932 English Provincial house is one of the more significant homes of Fairmount Hill. Designed by Clarence Smith, with gardens created by Lord and Schryver, it has wide views over the city. High on a dead end street, only its hipped roof and front gable are visible beyond the driveway entrance. Dr. Charles G. Robertson, the original owner. was the son of Dr. Charles H. Robertson, who came to Oregon in 1870.
See 1978 photograph.

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