PDX Historical Buildings

My photos of historical buildings in Portland, Oregon constructed before 1930.
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Bedell Building Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Connie Andrews

Architectural detail from the Bedell Building constructed in 1925 by Portland's architect, A. The exterior is glazed terra cotta and the upper portion of the building features Doric pilasters which are beautifully lit up at night.

The Bishop's House Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Connie Andrews

Detail of the High Gothic Victorian style of the Bishop's House constructed in 1879 in Portland, Oregon on SW Stark and Second Streets.

American Bank Building Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Connie Andrews

This eagle gracing the American Bank Building in Portland on SW and Morrison in Portland was built in It perched on the tallest building in the city for 14 years.

Leon Chung Building Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Connie Andrews

The "handsome little High Victorian Italianate building" built in 1884 was being remodeled when I took this photo. It originally house Leon Chung and Company and sits at SW Second and Taylor Streets in the Yamhill Historic District.

Portland's City Hall Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Connie Andrews

Portland, Oregon's City Hall was designed in the Italian Renaissance style with a sandstone exterior in It sits on an entire city block between SW Fourth and Fifth at Madison and Jefferson Streets.

The Commodore Hotel Pelicans Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Connie Andrews

These could be the only pelicans incorporated as architectural elements in Portland, Oregon.

Terracotta arches with the ram's head detail are all that is left of the Congress Hotel demolished in 1977 to make way for the 23 story Congress Center.

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