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Cumberland Apartments (Portland, Oregon)
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Object NameCumberland Apartments (Portland, Oregon)
ViewState of Oregon Inventory of Historic Property Ellis Lawrence Building Survey
Creator/RoleMacNaughton, Raymond, & Lawrence (architecture firm, 1907-1910)
Ernest B. MacNaughton (architect, 1880-1960)
Herbert E. Raymond (engineer)
Ellis Fuller Lawrence (architect, 1879-1946)
CreatorMacNaughton, Raymond, & Lawrence
MacNaughton, Ernest B.
Lawrence, Ellis F.
Raymond, Herbert E.
Date1910
Decade1910-1919
CityPortland
CountyMultnomah
State/ProvinceOregon
CountryUnited States
Site Detail1405 Southwest Park Avenue
CatalogerEdward H. Teague
Object Typearchitecture
built works
views (visual works)
exterior views
dwellings
apartment houses
Period/StyleJacobean; Tudor Revival
SignficanceNational Register of Historic Places (Listed, 1990)
NotesOREGON INVENTORY OF HISTORIC PROPERTY ELLIS LAWRENCE BUILDING INVENTOR Y COUNTY : Multnoma h HISTORIC NAME : CUMBERLAND APARTMENT S COMMON NAME : RESOURCE TYPE : Buildin g OTHER NAMEs : STATUS : built & survive s LAWRENCE ( JOB#) YEAR : ( ) ( JOB#) YEAR : ( ) CITY : Portland Oregon ( JOB#) YEAR : ( ) STREET : 1405 SW Park FIRST DATE : May 191 0 OWNER : Breedlove, James & Marion DESIGN BEG : Dec . 190 9 1837 SW Elm St . # 1 Ptld . 97201 DESIGN END : CONSTR BEG : TOWNSHIP : 1S RANGE : 1E SECTION : 04 CONSTR END : MAP# : 3128 TAX LOT : 1S- IE- 04- LOSS DATE : ADDITION : Portland ORIGINAL USE : residence/ apartment s BLOCK : 225 LOT : 1 QUAD : Portland PRESENT USE : residence/ apartment s ASSESSOR # : R- 66772- 4040 SITE : 0 .1 acres, approx . THEMES : 20C Architectur e DATA BELOW IS ON LAWRENCE FIRM'S DESIGN AS- BUILT : ARCHITECT : MacNaughton, Raymond and Lawrence CHIEF DESIGNER : probably EF L ENGINEERs & CONSULTANTs : CONTRACTORs : ARTISTS & CRAFTSMEN : STYLE : Jacobetha n PLAN TYPE/ SHAPE : rectangular ( sides long ) FOUNDATION MATERIAL : concrete STORIES : 4 .0 BASEMENT : ye s ROOF/ MATERIAL : essentially flat / Bitum . builtup WALL CONSTR : nailed wood frame STRUC . FRAME : nailed wood frame PRIME WINDOW TYPE : wood single- pane casement w/ transom s EXTERIOR SURFACE MATERIAL : brick , DECORATIVE FEATUREs/ MATERIALs : Tudor arched 1st floor windows, wide cornice, decorative parapet, 2 story orie l windows on north and main elevation, decorative brickwork around windows ; OTHER : Tudor arched front entrance of cast ston e CONDITION : good MOVED : not moved ALTERATIONS/ ADDITIONS ( dated) : storm windows added to basement level window s LANDSCAPE FEATURES : none ELLIS LAWRENCE BUILDING INVENTOR Y HISTORIC NAME : CUMBERLAND APARTMENTS ASSOCIATED STRUCTURES : SETTING : urban residential/ commercial : faces east on corner of Columbia and Par k SIGNIFICANCE OF LAWRENCE FIRM'S DESIGN : EXTER . DETAILS/ CRAFTSMANSHIP : High- quality skilled work : some fine materials . INTER . DETAILS/ CRAFTSMANSHIP : High- quality skilled work : some fine materials . EXTERIOR INTEGRITY : Essentially intact as originally built . INTERIOR INTEGRITY : Unknown . SITE INTEGRITY : Essentially intact as originally built . SETTING INTEGR : Historic character & relationship of surroundings is intact . SIGNIFICANCE STATEMENT : SOURCES/ DOCUMENTS : Description ( Location ) E . Lawrence Collection/ U of 0 Special Collections ; Multnomah County Tax Assessor Records ; Polk's Portland City Directory ; Portland Building Permits ; Sanborn Fire Insurance Map s PUBLICATIONs : PACIFIC BUILDER AND ENGINEER . 12/ 18/ 1909 . SLIDE NO . : RESEARCH BY : S . I . & K . M . DATE : 03/ 12/ 8 9 SHPO INVENTORY NO . : RECORDED BY : K . Lakin DATE : 03/ 13/ 89 ELLIS LAWRENCE BUILDING SURVE Y HISTORIC NAME : CUMBERLAND APARTMENT S RECENT PHOTO NEGATIVE # s : SIR2, # 1 9 First # above is upper- righ t photo ; second # is just below . If no # above , see sources a t bottom of page . S'rl L- OL. UKeiA STZ ty7 3 HISTORIC PHOTO/ OTHER GRAPHIC SOURCE : S . Igleheart and S . Donovan OREGON INVENTORY OF HISTORIC PROPERT Y ELLIS LAWRENCE BUILDING INVENTOR Y E V A L U A T I O N HISTORIC NAME : CUMBERLAND APARTMENTS INTEGRITY OF : NUMERICAL 1. EXTERIOR : Essentially intact as originally built . 9 2. INTERIOR : Unknown . 0 3. SITE : Essentially intact as originally built . 9 4. SETTING : Historic character & relationship of surroundings is intact . 5 INTEGRITY TOTAL 2 3 DISTINCTION OF : 1. EXTERIOR DETAILS & CRAFTSMANSHIP : High- quality skilled work : some fine materials . 7 2. INTERIOR DETAILS & CRAFTSMANSHIP : High- quality skilled work : some fine materials . 7 3. STYLE : ( Jacobethan ) It has distinctive features of its identified style . 2 Compared to Lawrence's other surviving Oregon buildings, this style i s one of few ( 5 or less) in its city/ town or rural area . 2 4. ORIGINAL USE : ( residence/ apartments ) Compared to Lawrence's other surviving Oregon buildings, this use i s one of few ( 5 or less) in its city/ town or rural area . 2 5. ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN : Compared to Lawrence's other surviving Oregon buildings, this design i s above average quality and significance . 5 Is it part of an ensemble of surviving buildings by Lawrence ? No other Lawrence buildings are nearby . 0 Are structural or technical aspects of the design significant ? Of moderate significance . 5 6. LAWRENCE'S PERSONAL INVOLVEMENT IN THE DESIGN PROCESS : Lawrence was probably chief designer, though little evidence 6 DISTINCTION TOTAL 34 EDUCATIVE OR ASSOCIATIVE VALUE : I . HISTORIC EVENTS OR ACTIVITIES: No known association with historic events or activities . 2. HISTORIC PERSONs : No known association with a significant historic person . 3 . SYMBOLIC ASSOCIATION WITH AN IDEAL, INSTITUTION, OR POLITICAL ENTITY : No known significant symbolic association . EDUCATIVE OR ASSOCIATIVE TOTAL 0 GRAND TOTAL 57 RANK: PRIMARY NOTE: Only the built, surviving buildings in Oregon were evaluated . 0 0 - 0
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Digital CollectionBuilding Oregon: Architecture of Oregon & the Pacific Northwest
Source CollectionUniversity of Oregon Libraries
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
File NameLawrence_Portland_CumberlandApts.pdf
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