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Memorial Coliseum (Portland, Oregon)
Object NameMemorial Coliseum (Portland, Oregon)
Viewexterior: Coliseum exterior viewed from Broadway Bridge, looking east.
Alternate NamePortland Memorial Coliseum (Portland, Oregon)
Creator/RoleSkidmore Owings and Merrill (architecture firm)
A. William Rouzie (1924- )
David Pugh, Sr. (architect)
W. Jack Gilstrap (architect, 1922- )
Hoffman Construction Company (builder/contractor)
CreatorSkidmore Owings and Merrill
Rouzie, A. William
Gilstrap, W. Jack
Pugh, David, Sr.
Hoffman Construction Company
Date1960
Decade1960-1969
CityPortland
CountyMultnomah
State/ProvinceOregon
CountryUnited States
Site Detail1401 North Wheeler Avenue; 300 North Winning Street
Photograph Date2009
PhotographerKristen Minor, Peter Meijer Architect PC
CatalogerEdward H. Teague
Object Typearchitecture
built works
views (visual works)
exterior views
recreation buildings
sports buildings
cultural centers (buildings)
auditoriums
arenas
stadiums
Period/StyleInternational Style
Materials/Techniqueconcrete; glass; metal; wood; plywood
SignficanceNational Register of Historic Places (Listed, 2009)
ReferenceTemko, Allan. "Portland's Great Hall of Glass." Architectural Forum 114, April 1961.
Metadata NotesDescription of this work is based initially on documentation supplied by the image provider. It is often the case with gift slides that very little information is provided. Review and updating of descriptive information by the collection cataloger is ongoing.
Digital CollectionBuilding Oregon: Architecture of Oregon & the Pacific Northwest
Source CollectionUniversity of Oregon Libraries
Image SourceOregon State Historic Preservation Office, http://www.oregon.gov/OPRD/HCD/SHPO/
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
CopyrightThis image was included in the documentation to support a nomination to the National Register of Historic Places, a program of the National Park Service. The image is provided here by the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office and the University of Oregon Libraries to facilitate scholarship, research, and teaching. For other uses, such as publication, contact the State Historic Preservation Office. Please credit the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office when using this image.
File NameOR_MultnomahCounty_MemorialColiseum_01.jpg
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