Time Line

Fred Shearer & Sons Notable Projects

Historical Events





Women Vote



Roaring 20's



 Lindberg Flies Across Atlantic



Great Depression


Roosevelt's New Deal



Hindenburg Explodes




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


Atari Released


8% US homes own computers


Cold War Ended


Gulf War




World Wide Web Invented


Cell Phones Marketed





Afghanistan/Gulf War II


ipad released

internet commerce mainstream

flat panel TV's













Fred Shearer finishes Multnomah Hotel


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



The Portland Hotel

Original Build for Lipman Wolf

Meier & Frank Building phase I

Meier Estate

Hollywood Theater

Admin Building Lewis & Clark College



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


U of O Erb Memorial Union



Oregon State Capital

Sacred Heart Hospital Eugene

Federal Reserve Bank

Northwest Ice & Cold Storage

NW 13th & Davis

(future home of Wieden & Kennedy)



Lincoln High School

Benson Hotel -1959 Expansion



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



Meridian Park Hospital

One Main Place



Benson Hotel 1980 Remodel

Providence Surgical Tower

Montgomery Park Renovation

Governor Hotel



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



Hilton Hotel - Executive Tower

Portland Center Stage

John Ross Condominiums

The Nines Hotel




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




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


Fred Shearer & Sons 100 year Anniversary









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