Tag Archives: SW 77th Ave

Partlow-Kickbush Home

[Update April 2017: the home has been demolished to make way for a new set of homes.] This history was written by Louise Jones, based on phone conversations with Diann (Dede) Lynn Partlow Porcelli, in response to queries regarding the large Colonial … Continue reading

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Olive Stott Gabriel, suffrage advocate

Garden Home is fortunate to have a number of old homes still standing each with its own intriguing history. One of these homes sits just back from Garden Home Road between S.W. 77th and 78th Avenues. When the house was built, probably … Continue reading

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Clark Martin

Having read Colin Lamb’s entry I thought I would add a little. I was at Garden Home for all of elementary (1950-1958) and lived at 7280 SW 77th through high school. My father, Plez Martin taught at Garden Home for 2-3 years while … Continue reading

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Vlasta Becvar Barber

Life on Occidental Avenue in Garden Home in the 1930’s as remembered by Vlasta Becvar Barber in the year 2010. Life on Occidental Avenue, now identified as 76th Avenue, was interesting and mostly full of happy events. Our Becvar family lived there for about five … Continue reading

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Oscar and Mary Olson

Interviewed March 2010. Oscar and Mary Olson have retired to a lovely complex, Mary’s Woods in Lake Oswego. They have fond memories of Garden Home, a place where they raised their family. They lived most of the time at 7380 S.W. 77th in … Continue reading

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