Musicians Tyler Stone and Patrick Hinds have carefully remodeled their 1966 post-and-beam house built by celebrated mid-century modern developer Robert Rummer and based on design inspired by Claude Oakland and A. Quincy Jones of Jones Emmons Architects.
The three-bedroom house in Southwest Portland’s Bohmann Park-Vista Brook neighborhood makes the most of the original open floor plan that wraps around a floor-to-ceiling glass entry atrium. The remodeled kitchen also retains the original layout but it has been updated with Corian counters and a custom butcher block island by Niles Snyder.
When introduced in the “Mad Men” era, the highly livable Rummer homes, like Joseph Eichler-built dwellings in California, were celebrated for having the fewest interior walls and inventive features that allowed for easy living and home entertaining, inside and out.
The living room’s original white brick fireplace is flanked by glass and rises to meet the ceiling’s tongue-and-groove planks. The pitched roof