Spalding Building


Spalding Building

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name = Spalding Building
nrhp_type =



caption = The Spalding Building.
location = 319 SW Washington Street
Portland, Oregon
nearest_city =
lat_degrees = 45
lat_minutes = 31
lat_seconds = 11
lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 122
long_minutes = 40
long_seconds = 30
long_direction = W
area =
built = 1911
architect = Cass Gilbert
architecture = skyscraper
added = October 7, 1982
visitation_num =
visitation_year =
refnum=82001513 cite web|url=http://www.nr.nps.gov/|title=National Register Information System|date=2007-01-23|work=National Register of Historic Places|publisher=National Park Service]
mpsub =
governing_body =Private
The Spalding Building, formerly the Oregon Bank Building is a historic office building in downtown Portland, Oregon on the northwest corner of SW 3rd Avenue and Washington Streets. Since 1982, it has been on the National Register of Historic Places. [ cite web
url = http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/OR/Multnomah/state9.html
title = National Register of Historic Places: Multnomah County, Oregon, pg. 9
accessdate = 2007-07-28
]

Architect Cass Gilbert worked on the American Renaissance-style Spalding building while also working on the Woolworth Building in New York City. Completed in 1911, it was considered a skyscraper. [King, Bart: An Architectural Guidebook to Portland, pg. 145. Gibbs Smith, 2001]

The convert|103824|sqft|m2|sing=on building [Multnomah County Assessor. [http://portlandmaps.com/detail.cfm?action=Assessor&propertyid=R246075&state_id=1N1E34CD%20%207800&address_id=101163&intersection_id=&dynamic_point=0&x=7644681.12&y=683138.941&place=319%20SW%20WASHINGTON%20ST&city=PORTLAND&neighborhood=DOWNTOWN&seg_id=138606 Assessor Information on PortlandMaps.com] ] contains 12 above-ground floors, and its construction mimics a classical column: A base, a shaft, and a capital. [ cite web
url = http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=spaldingbuilding-portland-or-usa
title = Emporis: Spalding Building
accessdate = 2007-07-28
]

References

ee also

*Architecture in Portland, Oregon
*List of Registered Historic Places in Multnomah County, Oregon

External links

* [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=spaldingbuilding-portland-or-usa Spalding Building (Emporis)]


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