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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
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.

There are no threats noted for this NHL.

No changes since the last reporting period

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