Broadway and Mid-Town Tour
- $20.00 - General Public
- $12.00 - AHC Members
IMPORTANT NOTE: UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, MOUTH AND NOSE FACE COVERINGS ARE REQUIRED TO BE WORN BY ALL WALKING TOUR ATTENDEES OVER THE AGE OF TWO (2). DOWNTOWN AREA TOUR GROUPS ARE LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OF FIVE (5) PEOPLE PLUS THE DOCENT(S).
Beginning in the 1890s, the area downtown between Southwest Broadway and Ninth Avenue, underwent a dramatic change from a residential neighborhood on the edge of town to a bustling commercial and cultural district. This tour takes a look at what are today, some of the most well recognized and architecturally significant buildings in the city. You’ll see the work of some of the premier Portland architects of the early 20th century, including A. E. Doyle, John V. Bennes, and Morris Whitehouse, while also hearing stories about the city’s first public library and one-time park blocks that were lost to development.
Space is Limited. Pre-Registration is Required.
Image: Benson Hotel detail. Photo by Beverly Stafford
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