Thursday, April 10, 2008

Portland Buys the Portland Building

The Portland Building: We Own It, Fake Ribbons and All.
Posted by The Oregonian April 09, 2008 14:01PM
Categories: Breaking News

On April 1, the City of Portland made its final debt payment on the Portland Building, the colorful and controversial 15-story box where Portlandia perches. The building is world famous for its architecture, a mixture of classical bits and irony (dig the fake blue ribbons on those 2-D red columns). And it's locally infamous for dim, cramped working conditions, thanks to too-many cubicles and too-small windows. Here's a tour of the $25 million building that's now, literally, all ours.

To watch Video by Kraig Scattarella Click Here.

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