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Yeon Building

Identification

Yeon Building
122668

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
steel
terra-cotta
white
chicago school

Usages

commercial office
mercantile

Facts

  • The building was named after John Baptiste Yeon.
  • The Yeon building was the tallest office building in the state after its completion.
  • Originally, the building supported light sockets integrated into the terra-cotta for night illumination; however, they were later taken down because of safety reasons.
  • The building has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places since January 21, 1994.

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Location

522 SW 5th Avenue
97204
Downtown
Downtown
Portland
Oregon
U.S.A.

Technical Data

194.00 ft
15
1
1910
1911
1987
2

Involved Companies

Reid & Reid

Features & Amenities

  • City landmark
  • National landmark
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