When a kid, Bret, Owner of Old Portland Hardware and Architectural REALLY wanted to be an archaeologist. There was just something awe-inspiring about investigating mysteries from the past and unlocking their secrets! It's over 30 years later and Bret, while not technically an archaeologist, is living the dream. Almost every day he is struck by awe and wonder over something he has never seen before, whether it is an unusual, rusty wingnut or a cut-crystal window reflecting rainbows across the room. Bret is a native Oregonian and is very knowledgeable about Oregon's architectural styles.
Old Portland Hardware & Architectural is located in SE Portland, Oregon and is 5000 square feet of antique lighting, vintage hardware, stained glass windows, and a thousand other funky finds from Portland and across the country.
From the simple to…
- Joined October 14, 2010