In the meantime, I have this to say: Portland, OR should instead be known as Vintage Heaven. The thrift finds are amazing, everywhere, and affordable. aka- just about the opposite of the experience of trying to find vintage furniture in Boston.
Among other things, I now own this:
Complete with Herman Miller stamp on the underside of the seat. Aw, yeah.
If you're not jealous, I suppose that's OK. But really, we should talk Eames sometime, perhaps I'll change your mind.