Building Oregon

Dekum Building (Portland, Oregon)

Title
Dekum Building (Portland, Oregon)
LC Subject
Architecture, American Architecture--United States
Creator
McCaw & Martin McCaw, William F. Martin, Richard H., Jr. Bridges, J. B. Rowe, M. A.
Photographer
Ross, Marion Dean
Creator Display
McCaw & Martin (architecture firm, 1889-1898) William Frederick McCaw (architect, 1850-?) Richard H. Martin, Jr. (architect, 1858-1950) J. B. Bridges (builder/contractor) M. A. Rowe (builder/contractor)
Description
National Register of Historic Places (Listed, 1980)
View
exterior
Provenance
Design Library, University of Oregon Libraries
Temporal
1890-1899
Work Type
architecture (object genre) built works views (visual works) exterior views facilities, commercial
Latitude
45.519421
Longitude
-122.67503
Location
Portland >> Clackamas County >> Oregon >> Pacific Northwest Multnomah County >> Oregon >> Pacific Northwest Oregon >> Pacific Northwest United States
Street Address
519 Southwest 3rd Avenue
Date
1892
Identifier
pna_06359
Rights Holder
University of Oregon
License
Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
Source
Gift of Wallace K. Huntington from the estate of Marion Dean Ross
Type
Image
Format
image/tiff
Set
Building Oregon
Primary Set
Building Oregon
Institution
University of Oregon
Note
The McCaw & Martin's plans for the Dekum Building were ready by January 1891. The building opened in October 1892. Contractors, suppliers, and contributors included Portland Pressed Brick Company, Keatinge & Leonard (concrete pavement and illuminating ti "The Dekum Building; Modern in All Its Appointments; One of the Finest Business Blocks on the Coast - Built without Regard to Expense -- Individual Contractors," Morning Oregonian, October 12, 1892, 9.