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The Portland Building

1150 Southwest Fifth Ave, Portland, OR 97204
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Under construction

Finished our walking tour at the Portland Building in early May. It is under going repairs and much... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ladyme1
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Portland, Maine
did this on a walking tour

she beautiful to see and you can go up the stairs in the building across the road to get a better... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Dianne R
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Sydney, Australia
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Designed by architect, Michael Graves.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good26%
  • Average26%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“Under construction”
24 Jul 2016
“did this on a walking tour”
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1150 Southwest Fifth Ave, Portland, OR 97204
Downtown
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finished our walking tour at the Portland Building in early May. It is under going repairs and much of the building and statue is covered.

Thank ladyme1
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

she beautiful to see and you can go up the stairs in the building across the road to get a better picture we were her on the weekend and it was deserted the building itself is old Portland itself needs a lot of work but...More

Thank Dianne R
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

It's hard to give this a rating. It's not exactly interactive, so it's a view. I am a big fan of Michael Graves, but this...just doesn't fit, so I see the controversy. The Portlandia sculpture is another story. It's gorgeous and really shouldn't be missed....More

Thank native210
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Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

There is history behind this building, however there is nothing to do in the building. It is impressive to look at and take a photo in front of and that's about it. With that being said you'll more than likely pass by it in Portland...More

Thank Ryan S
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Reviewed 22 June 2014

Wander in and the security guard can direct you up the stairs to the little but unique art museum and history of Portlandia! It's free and takes about 15 minutes to walk around! Enjoy just another neat thing to check out in Portland!

1  Thank MIStross
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Reviewed 5 June 2013

Great Portland architecture, historical information. Right on the LightRail or bus system. Entrance is free!!

Thank LLP1957
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Reviewed 19 January 2013

Internationaly known architect of the neo-classical style of the 90's built this building for this city building. It was on the cover of international architecture magazings as the hot thing from Michael Graves. It has the neo minimalist look with the classical symetry. If your...More

1  Thank SCOTT W
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Reviewed 17 December 2012

This doesn't rate high on my things to do in downtown Portland primarily because it is just a building with a very fun statue out front. You can see it in the opening scenes of "Portlandia."

Thank Sue H
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Reviewed 11 November 2012

I worked in this building for several years after it was built, and the architect (Michael Graves) apparently became quite famous for making a building look like a candy box. You either love it or hate it. The windows are very small for admitting light...More

1  Thank oldpo
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Reviewed 9 November 2012

When this building was first built, we all went "huh"! It is rather unique but we have comed to like it and it is a building that visitors find unusual. The best thing about it is Portlandia on one side!

Thank Grandmago
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