Building Oregon

Belle Court Apartments (Portland, Oregon)

Title
Belle Court Apartments (Portland, Oregon)
LC Subject
Architecture, American Architecture--United States
Alternative
Fred Jacobs Apartment House (Portland, Oregon) Jacobs, Fred, Apartment House (Portland, Oregon)
Creator
Lawrence, Ellis Fuller
Creator Display
Ellis Fuller Lawrence (architect, 1879-1946)
Description
National Register of Historic Places (Listed, 1986) The Belle Court Apartment Building was built in 1912. It was designed by noted Oregon architect Ellis Fuller Lawrence. The brick and hollow tile and rises four stories in height atop a is symmetrically composed in its elevations and its mass is e figuration having its central entry in the recess, which is p building is finely detailed and features an elaborately framed jecting window bays, thick stone mull ions, tapestry brick exterior ornament and stone moldings which provide contrasting accents designed in the Jacobethan building is constructed of full basement. The building sentially a U-shaped conanted as a forecourt. The entrance, oriels, or profacing, and cast stone against the red brick. Belle Court was one of several first class apartment building district of Northwest Portland. Such buildings were designed and were constructed using the most up-to-date fire-proofing construction.
View
documentation, Ellis Lawrence Building Survey
Provenance
University of Oregon Libraries
Temporal
1910-1919
Style Period
Jacobean Revival
Work Type
architecture (object genre) built works views (visual works) exterior views dwellings apartment houses
Latitude
45.523836
Longitude
-122.691167
Location
Portland >> Clackamas County >> Oregon >> West >> United States Multnomah County >> Oregon >> West >> United States Oregon >> West >> United States United States
Street Address
120 Northwest Trinity Place
Date
1913
Identifier
lawrence_bellecourt.pdf
Rights
Educational Use Permitted
Source
Ellis Lawrence Building Survey. Edited by Michael Shellenbarger, Kimberly K. Lain. Oregon. State Historic Preservation Office; University of Oregon Historic Preservation Program, 1989.
Type
Image
Format
application/pdf
Set
Building Oregon
Primary Set
Building Oregon
Institution
University of Oregon
Citation
Guide to the Ellis Fuller Lawrence Papers , Northwest Digital Archives, http://nwda-db.wsulibs.wsu.edu/findaid/ark:/80444/xv35243 Ellis Lawrence Building Survey, https://scholarsbank.uoregon.edu/dspace/handle/1794/2150 National Register of Historic Places, http://www.nps.gov/nr/