Time Line

Fred Shearer & Sons Notable Projects

Historical Events

 WW I

 

Prohibition

 

Women Vote

 

 

Roaring 20's

 

 

 Lindberg Flies Across Atlantic

 

 

Great Depression

 

Roosevelt's New Deal

 

 

Hindenburg Explodes

 

 

WW II

Pearl Harbor Attacked

 

 

Average Salary: $1299/year

Min Wage: $0.43/hour

55% US homes indoor plumbing

 

 

Korean War

 

 

 

 

Kennedy Assassinated

 

 

US lands on Moon

 

 

Vietnam War

 

 

 

 

Portland Trailblazers

 Win Championship

 

 

First Sony Walkman

Microwave Ovens

VCR's

Atari Released

 

8% US homes own computers

 

Cold War Ended

 

Gulf War

 

 

 

World Wide Web Invented

 

Cell Phones Marketed

 

 

9-11-01

 

Afghanistan/Gulf War II

 

ipad released

internet commerce mainstream

flat panel TV's

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1910's

Fred Shearer finishes Multnomah Hotel

 

1916 Fred Shearer established the company and completed his first major project

 

1920's

The Portland Hotel

Original Build for Lipman Wolf

Meier & Frank Building phase I

Meier Estate

Hollywood Theater

Admin Building Lewis & Clark College

 

1930's

Victor, Fenton, and Clarence Shearer take charge of Fred Shearer & Sons

 

U of O Erb Memorial Union

 

1940's

Oregon State Capital

Sacred Heart Hospital Eugene

Federal Reserve Bank

Northwest Ice & Cold Storage

NW 13th & Davis

(future home of Wieden & Kennedy)

 

1950's

Lincoln High School

Benson Hotel -1959 Expansion

 

1960's

Jack, Dave, and Bill Shearer take the business into the third generation

 

Hilton Hotel

Civic Auditorium

Oregon State University Memorial Union

Memorial Coliseum

Lloyd Center Mall

 

1970's

Meridian Park Hospital

One Main Place

 

1980's

Benson Hotel 1980 Remodel

Providence Surgical Tower

Montgomery Park Renovation

Governor Hotel

 

1990's

Jeff Shearer takes charge of Fred Shearer & Sons as Fourth Generation Shearer

 

Pioneer Place Mall Phase I, II &

Office Tower

Original Nike Town Portland

Multnomah County Library  Restoration

Portland City Hall Restoration

Embassy Suites Renovation

Pioneer Place Phase 2

Wieden and Kennedy World HQ

 

2000's

Hilton Hotel - Executive Tower

Portland Center Stage

John Ross Condominiums

The Nines Hotel

 

 

2010's

Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel

Hotel Vintage Plaza Renovation

Spalding Building Renovation
Karuna East & West Building

Banfield Pet Hospital

240 Clay Creative Office Space

Washington Trust Bank TI

Portland Fire Station #21

Banfield Pet Hospital Headquarters

NW 11th & Hoyt Apartment Building

 

 

2016

John Park and Ralph Schultz assume ownership of Fred Shearer & Sons

 

Fred Shearer & Sons 100 year Anniversary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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