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Historic Ladd's Addition Walking Tour
The historic Ladd's Addition neighborhood is known for its "X in a box" street grid and fabulous Arts and Crafts houses. This is Portland's first Historic Conservation District and in many ways represents the Portland standard for a walk/bike friendly neighborhood with tree lined streets, parks, churches and neighborhood school. Within easy walking distance are some of SE Portland's finest shops, restaurants and brew pubs. This easy-paced walking tour will highlight the well-preserved fabric of historic buildings that make this neighborhood one of the most livable in Portland. The fee for this narrated tour is $15. You may pay by check, cash or credit card at the start of the tour. You may also use PayPal by following this link: I've scheduled this tour again for folks who haven't been able to make this popular urban adventure into history and architecture.

Palio Coffee and Dessert House

1996 SE Ladd Ave · Portland, OR


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Explore the architecture, history and culture of Portland and environs with architectural historian Eric Wheeler. These walking tours feature downtown Portland and the surrounding historic neighborhoods as well as other communities in the greater Portland area. Eric's tours are designed for new arrivals, visitors and long-time Portland residents. The easy walking pace is designed to allow plenty of opportunity to see the sites, hear the guide and engage socially with other participants. This is a Meetup after all! :-) The tours typically meet and end at a restaurant, pub or coffee shop, to allow for optional social time with the group before or after the tour. There is a fee for these researched and guided walking tours. Typically $15 per tour. There is no fee to join the Meetup and follow the schedule of walking tours.

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Please note: this Meetup group is not affiliated with the business using the name "Portland Walking Tours".

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