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US Bancorp Tower

Identification

US Bancorp Tower
Big Pink, Unico/US Bancorp Tower
122608

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
granite
curtain wall
light pink
modernism

Usage

commercial office
restaurant mercantile

Facts

  • State's largest office building is known as "Big Pink".
  • Plaza built in 1973, ten years before the tower and garage were constructed.
  • The building does not have a 13th floor.
  • Purchased by Unico in 2000 for US$165 million.
  • Menlo Park, CA-based Broadreach Capital replaced JP Morgan as Unico's 50-50 partner on July 19, 2004.
  • Located on the 30th floor is the Portland City Grill offering the city's most spectacular views.
  • The City Grill consists of 15,000 square feet of dining, bar and banquet facility.
  • Portland City Grill took over the space formerly occupied by Atwater’s Restaurant & Bar in 2002.
  • A typical floor plate is 18,600 square feet.
  • The surrounding granite around the windows may appear lighter or darker depending upon the sun’s location.
  • The Big Pink nickname comes from an album by The Band.
  • Because of its unique design, the windows can absorb or reflect light depending on the strength and direction of the light; thus, changing the colors of the building windows.
  • U.S Bancorp has 480,000 square-feet of leased office space until 2015.
  • The building exterior has been designed to not utilize right angles at its footprint.
  • The window wall frames are anchored to the granite exterior, while the curtain wall frames are anchored to the steel structure of the building.
  • The aluminum window frame types used are; window wall and curtain wall.
  • The city's signature landmark office property.
  • September 2004: Broadreach Capital Partners LLC acquired a majority ownership in the U.S. Bancorp Tower.

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More Information

Location

111 SW 5th Avenue bordering SW Oak Street & 6th Avenue
97204
U.S.A.

Technical Data

536.01 ft
42
1973
1983
20
2
1,005

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

consultant, general contractor, interior designer, mechanical engineering, owner, roofing supplier, tenant

Features & Amenities

  • Helipad is available