Terminal Sales Building

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name = Terminal Sales Building
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caption = The Terminal Sales Building's signature tower.
location = Portland, Oregon
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lat_degrees = 45 | lat_minutes = 31 | lat_seconds = 13.96 | lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 122 | long_minutes = 41 | long_seconds = 0.55 | long_direction = W
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built = 1927
architect = A.E. Doyle & Francis Higgins
architecture = Art Deco
added = October 17, 1991
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refnum = 91001555cite 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]
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The Terminal Sales Building is a historic building in Portland, Oregon. One of the few pieces of prominent Art Deco architecture in Portland, it is the only high-rise example. This was an A.E. Doyle project, an anomaly for the usually classical revival and beaux arts architect. The building's design was the work of Frank Higgens. [King, Bart: An Architectural Guidebook to Portland, pgs. 55-56. Gibbs Smith, 2001]

The building was completed in 1927, standing 155 feet (47 m) tall, with 13 above-ground floors. The Terminal Sales Building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 17, 1991. [cite web
url = http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=terminalsalesbuilding-portland-or-usa
title = Emporis: Terminal Sales Building, Portland, Oregon | accessdate = 2007-07-27

ee also

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


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