Building Oregon

Memorial Coliseum (Portland, Oregon)

Memorial
Title
Memorial Coliseum (Portland, Oregon)
LC Subject
Architecture, American Architecture--United States
Alternative
Portland Memorial Coliseum (Portland, Oregon)
Creator
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Rouzie, A. William Gilstrap, W. Jack Pugh, David, Sr. Hoffman Construction Company (Portland, Or.)
Creator Display
Skidmore Owings and Merrill (architecture firm) A. William Rouzie (1924- ) David Pugh, Sr. (architect) W. Jack Gilstrap (architect, 1922- ) Hoffman Construction Company (builder/contractor)
Description
National Register of Historic Places (Listed, 2009)
View
exterior: Northwest fa├žade of Coliseum, looking southeast.
Provenance
University of Oregon Libraries
Temporal
1960-1969
Style Period
International Style (modern European architecture style)
Work Type
architecture (object genre) built works views (visual works) exterior views recreation buildings sports buildings cultural centers (buildings) auditoriums coliseums (stadiums)
Location
Portland >> Clackamas County >> Oregon >> West >> United States Multnomah County >> Oregon >> West >> United States Oregon >> West >> United States United States
Street Address
1401 North Wheeler Avenue; 300 North Winning Street
Date
1960
View Date
2009
Identifier
OR_MultnomahCounty_MemorialColiseum_02.jpg
Rights
Educational Use Permitted
Rights Holder
Oregon State Historic Preservation Office
Source
Oregon State Historic Preservation Office, http://www.oregon.gov/OPRD/HCD/SHPO/
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Material
concrete; glass; metal; wood; plywood
Set
Building Oregon
Primary Set
Building Oregon
Institution
University of Oregon
Citation
Temko, Allan. "Portland's Great Hall of Glass." Architectural Forum 114, April 1961.
Note
This image was included in the documentation to support a nomination to the National Register of Historic Places, a program of the National Park Service. The image is provided here by the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office and the University of Oregon Libraries to facilitate scholarship, research, and teaching. For other uses, such as publication, contact the State Historic Preservation Office. Please credit the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office when using this image.