Building Oregon

Baker Shoe Store (Portland, Oregon)

Title
Baker Shoe Store (Portland, Oregon)
LC Subject
Architecture, American Architecture--United States
Creator
Lawrence and Holford Lawrence, Ellis Fuller Holford, William
Creator Display
Lawrence & Holford (architecture firm, 1913-1928) Ellis Fuller Lawrence (architect, 1879-1946) William Gordon Holford (architect, 1878-1970)
Description
This image is included in Building Oregon: Architecture of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, a digital collection which provides documentation about the architectural heritage of the Pacific Northwest.
View
State of Oregon Inventory of Historic Property Ellis Lawrence Building Survey
Provenance
University of Oregon Libraries
Temporal
1920-1929
Style Period
Renaissance Revival
Work Type
architecture (object genre) built works views (visual works) exterior views facilities, commercial mercantiles (buildings) stores Shoe stores
Latitude
45.520234
Longitude
-122.677851
Location
Portland >> Clackamas County >> Oregon >> West >> United States Multnomah County >> Oregon >> West >> United States Oregon >> West >> United States United States
Street Address
506 Southwest 6th Avenue
Date
1926
Identifier
lawrence_portland_1-1-18.pdf
Rights
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
Rights Holder
University of Oregon
Type
Image
Format
application/pdf
Set
Building Oregon
Primary Set
Building Oregon
Institution
University of Oregon
Note
OREGON INVENTORY OF HISTORIC PROPERT Y ELLIS LAWRENCE BUILDING INVENTORY COUNTY : Multnoma h HISTORIC NAME : BAKER SHOE STORE ( Wilcox Bldg .), Storefront COMMON NAME : RESOURCE TYPE : Buildin g OTHER NAMEs : STATUS : total alteratio n LAWRENC E ( JOB#) YEAR : ( 1821) 192 6 ( JOB#) YEAR : ( ) CITY : Portland Oregon ( JOB#) YEAR : ( ) STREET : 506 SW 6th FIRST DATE : 192 6 OWNER : DESIGN BEG : DESIGN END : CONSTR BEG : TOWNSHIP : IS RANGE : 1E SECTION : 03 CONSTR END : MAP# : 3029 .5 TAX LOT : 1S- IE- 03- LOSS DATE : ADDITION : Portland ORIGINAL USE : store/ clothing BLOCK : 174 LOT : 8 QUAD : Portland PRESENT USE : Commercial/ store ASSESSOR # : R- 66771- 7860 SITE : 0 .1 acres, approx . THEMEs : 20C Architecture, Commercia l DATA BELOW IS ON LAWRENCE FIRM'S DESIGN AS- BUILT : ARCHITECT : Lawrence and Holford CHIEF DESIGNER : unknow n ENGINEERs & CONSULTANTs : CONTRACTORs : ARTISTS & CRAFTSMEN : STYLE : Italian Renaissanc e PLAN TYPE/ SHAPE : rectangular ( sides long ) FOUNDATION MATERIAL : stone STORIES : 1 BASEMENT : ? ROOF/ MATERIAL : essentially flat / WALL CONSTR : unknown STRUC . FRAME : concrete frame PRIME WINDOW TYPE : steel fixed group multi- pan e EXTERIOR SURFACE MATERIAL : cut stone , DECORATIVE FEATUREs/ MATERIALS : Cast stone rondels ; twisted stone columns ; decorative steel elements ; horizontal marble bands ; caststone finial s OTHER : CONDITION : MOVED : ALTERATIONS/ ADDITIONS ( dated) : numerous alterations since 192 6 LANDSCAPE FEATURES : none ELLIS LAWRENCE BUILDING INVENTORY HISTORIC NAME : BAKER SHOE STORECWilcoxBldq .), Storefront ASSOCIATED STRUCTURES : None SETTING : Urban ; corner storefront ; right next to Portland Park Bloc k SIGNIFICANCE OF LAWRENCE FIRM'S DESIGN : ENTER . DETAILS/ CRAFTSMANSHIP : no longer survive s INTER . DETAILS/ CRAFTSMANSHIP : no longer survive s EXTERIOR INTEGRITY : Major changes ; original character lost . INTERIOR INTEGRITY : Major changes ; original character lost . SITE INTEGRITY : Major changes ; original character lost . SETTING INTEGR : Minor changes to character and relationship of surroundings . SIGNIFICANCE STATEMENT : This store would have been significant due to the careful attention to detai l and craftsmenship of storefront . Elaborate metal work, stone work, and fin e materials were used . This was one of three storefronts for Baker Shoe Store s by Lawrence and Holford, none of which surviv e SOURCES/ DOCUMENTS : Description ( Location) Exhibit quality photo, OHS Photo Collection ; Portland City Directory ; Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps ; Sources consulted, no info : City of Portland Permits ; Portland Histori c Resource Inventory PUBLICATIONS : SLIDE NO . : RESEARCH BY : Kelly McCusker DATE : 06/ 09/ 88 SHPO INVENTORY NO . : RECORDED BY : K . Lakin DATE : 09/ 10/ 88 ELLIS LAWRENCE BUILDING SURVE Y HISTORIC NAME : BAKER SHOE STORE( Wilcox Bldq .), Storefront RECENT PHOT O NEGATIVE # s : First # above is upper- right photo ; second # is just below . If no # above , see sources at bottom of page . HISTORIC PHOTO/ OTHER GRAPHIC SOURCE : K . Laki n Lawrence Col . photos ( UO Library) OREGON INVENTORY OF HISTORIC PROPERTY ELLIS LAWRENCE BUILDING INVENTORY EVALUATIO N HISTORIC NAME : BAKER SHOE STORE ( Wilcox Bldg .), Storefront INTEGRITY OF : NUMERICA L 1. EXTERIOR : Major changes ; original character lost . 0 2. INTERIOR : Major changes ; original character lost . 0 3. SITE : Major changes ; original character lost . 0 4. SETTING : INTEGRITY TOTAL 0 DISTINCTION OF : 1. EXTERIOR DETAILS & CRAFTSMANSHIP : no longer survives 0 2. INTERIOR DETAILS & CRAFTSMANSHIP : no longer survives 0 3. STYLE: ( Italian Renaissance ) not applicable 0 Compared to Lawrence's other surviving Oregon buildings, this style i s not applicable 0 4. ORIGINAL USE : ( store/ clothing ) Compared to Lawrence's other surviving Oregon buildings, this use i s one of few ( 5 or less) in its city/ town or rural area . 2 5. ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN : Compared to Lawrence's other surviving Oregon buildings, this design i s average quality and significance . 2 Is it part of an ensemble of surviving buildings by Lawrence ? Lawrence building( s) nearby ; but arrangement is not ordered . 5 Are structural or technical aspects of the design significant ? Of little significance . 0 6. LAWRENCE'S PERSONAL INVOLVEMENT IN THE DESIGN PROCESS : DISTINCTION TOTAL 9 _ EDUCATIVE OR ASSOCIATIVE VALUE : 1. HISTORIC EVENTS OR ACTIVITIES : No known association with historic events or activities . 2. HISTORIC PERSONs : No known association with a significant historic person . 3 . SYMBOLIC ASSOCIATION WITH AN IDEAL, INSTITUTION, OR POLITICAL ENTITY : No known significant symbolic association . EDUCATIVE OR ASSOCIATIVE TOTAL 0 GRAND TOTAL 9 RANK : NON- COMPATIBLE NOTE: Only the built, surviving buildings in Oregon were evaluated . 0 0 0