This walk along First, Second and Third Avenues from Salmon Street to Oak Street, features some of the best surviving examples of Portland's cast iron architecture in one of the earliest National Register districts in the city. Included in the tour are several Classical Revival buildings that defined the image of the city in the early 20th century.
Located between the waterfront and city center, this neighborhood has experienced a renaissance in recent decades and is the home to several notable Portland hotels, shopping destinations and dining venues.
This tour covers twenty city blocks and lasts about 2 1/2 hours. Easy walk.
We'll meet at City Coffee on the northeast corner of SW Salmon and SW Fourth Ave. Look for us inside or just outside the coffee house.
Fee for this narrated tour is $15. You may pay by check, cash or credit card at the beginning of the tour. You may also pay through PayPal by following this link: http://bit.ly/22q0waD
Downtown is well served by several bus and Max lines.
Dress for the weather and bring a magnet! :-)