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Build Small, Live Large: Portland’s Accessory Dwelling Unit Tour- September 9th and 10th, 2017

A tour for people interested in learning more about ADUs and meeting

the homeowners, builders, and designers who built them.

Register for the ADU Tour here

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The ADUs that will be featured in September, 2017

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Tentative Location of 2017 ADU Tour sites.  NE (blue) on Saturday, SE (yellow) on Sunday

Eventbrite - Build Small, Live Large: Portland’s 5th Accessory Dwelling Unit Tour

Schedule of Events 

Friday, September 8th, 6pm-9pm- ADU Workshop: An Introduction to ADU Development for tour attendees

Saturday, September 9th, 10am-4pm- ADU Tour: Attendees take a self-guided tour of ADUs in Portland at their own pace. This tour contains a new set of 10+ ADUs throughout NE Portland, never featured on the ADU Tour before.

Saturday afternoon, 4-8pm: Free party for ADU Tour attendees: Hosted at Caravan-The Tiny House Hotel. Live music by Alexa Wiley and the Wilderness, beer, smores, networking.

Sunday, September 10th, 10am-4pm- ADU Tour: Attendees take a self-guided tour of ADUs in Portland at their own pace. This tour contains a new set of 10+ ADUs throughout SE Portland, never featured on the ADU Tour before.


This tour is managed by Caravan- The Tiny House Hotel, with support from the City of Portland, Metro, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Earth Advantage and the Energy Trust of Oregon.


Kids under 12 are free

Questions about the tour?– e-mail kol@tinyhousehotel.com

ADU tour archive

The May 2014 ADU Tour information is posted here – Project profiles

The May 2015 ADU Tour information is posted here – Project profiles

The Fall, 2015 ADU Tour information is posted here – Project profiles

The September, 2016 ADU Tour information is posted here – Project profiles

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