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Skidmore/Old Town Historic District

Portland, Oregon
County of Multnomah.
Burnside Street to the Willamette River
National Register Number: 75001597
Resource type: District.
Property type: Historic District: Architectural. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2006.
Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Commercial District.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 5, 1977):
This large commercial district marks the site where the city started and flourished. Dating from the mid-to-late-19th century, these buildings were built in a variety of High Victorian architectural styles; a large number feature cast-iron fronts, making up one of the most impressive historic commercial districts on the West Coast.

Condition:
There are no threats noted for this NHL.

No changes since the last reporting period


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