An Architectural Guidebook to Portland
A graceful combination of eccentric and traditional architecture.
Portland, Oregon, is a city widely known for its civic planning, preservation of historic buildings, attractiveness, and inviting atmosphere.
Within the five-mile downtown district can be found skyscrapers, nineteenth-century cast-iron-front buildings, a riverfront park, old brick warehouses and breweries still in operation, a train station with a 150-foot clock tower, five bridges, and a rich assortment of museums, government buildings, and shops. With more than 250 entries, this comprehensive guide includes the following:
Chinese Classical Garden
U.S. Bancorp Tower
U.S. National Bank Building
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Review: Architectural Guidebook to Portland, AnUser Review - tim - Goodreads
Overall, I really enjoyed this well-researched book on Portland's major buildings and bridges. Copious facts abound on the myriad architectural trends, past and present, that have contributed to this ... Read full review
Review: Architectural Guidebook to Portland, AnUser Review - Alyson - Goodreads
I LOVE this book. It has awesome info. Like today I learned that the Morgan Building (on Broadway) is on top of an old grave yard, and there are most likely bodies beneath the blocks. EEKS! And maybe my old apartment building. A must read for anyone who loves Portland. Read full review
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