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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Welcome to the official web site of the City of Portland, Oregon

General Information: 503-823-4000

E-mail: cityinfo@portlandoregon.gov

1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 110, Portland, OR 97204

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Historic Resources and Preservation

  • 1923 Washington High School, a National Register Landmark adaptively reused for offices and events. Photo courtesy Venerable Properties.

  • 1892 Overland Warehouse, a contributing resource in the New Chinatown/Japantown Historic District. Rendering courtesy Emerick Architects.

  • WorldMark, a new building in the Skidmore/Old Town Historic District that incorporates salvaged cast iron. Rendering courtesy SERA Architects.

The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability’s historic resources program provides information, guidance, and policy expertise to citizens, property owners, elected leaders, and other community partners interested in designating, protecting, and adaptively reusing Portland’s historic places. Program staff advance preservation-related planning projects, liaise with state and federal agencies, manage historic resource protection programs, and provide technical assistance to all Portlanders.


News

News and updates about historic resources and preservation projects

Publications, Documents and Related Information

Miscellaneous publications and documents related to historic resources