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Portland Place

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Identification

Portland Place
Lehigh Carbon Community College, Lehigh Portland Cement Company Building, Young Building
226225

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Structure in General

low-rise building
existing [completed]
rigid frame
steel
art deco

Usages

commercial office university

Facts

  • Portland Place was once the home of the Portland Cement Company.
  • It was significantly remodeled in the Art-Moderne style between 1939-1940.
  • According to the Sanborn Fire Insurance Map, the main roof height (excluding penthouse construction) is 88' (27 m).
  • A glass relief sculpture over the front door - representing the strength, durability, and permanence of cement - was the largest glass mural panel in the world when created.

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Location

714-720 West Hamilton Street
718 West Hamilton Street
18101
Allentown
Pennsylvania
U.S.A.

Technical Data

88.00 ft
7
1902
1940
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