Courthouse square once was the site of palatial “Hotel Portland”

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The grand monument to the Gilded Age was a municipal architectural treasure and hosted U.S. presidents, but was razed in the 1950s to make way for a parking garage; all that remains is a wrought-iron rail. (Portland, Multnomah County; 1890) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1211b-pioneer-courthouse-square-once-palatial-hotel.html)

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