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Cornell Garage (Portland, Oregon)
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Object NameCornell Garage (Portland, Oregon)
ViewState of Oregon Inventory of Historic Property Ellis Lawrence Building Survey
Alternate NameHicks-Chatten Engraving Company (Portland, Oregon)
Creator/RoleLawrence & Holford (architecture firm, 1913-1928)
Ellis Fuller Lawrence (architect, 1879-1946)
William Gordon Holford (architect, 1878-1970)
W. Lorenz (builder/contractor)
CreatorLawrence & Holford
Lawrence, Ellis F.
Holford, William G.
Lorenz, W.
Date1919
Decade1910-1919
CityPortland
CountyMultnomah
State/ProvinceOregon
CountryUnited States
Site Detail415 Northwest 11th Avenue
CatalogerEdward H. Teague
Object Typearchitecture
built works
views (visual works)
exterior views
transportation buildings
storage facilities
garages
NotesOREGON INVENTORY OF HISTORIC PROPERTY ELLIS LAWRENCE BUILDING INVENTOR Y COUNTY : Multnomah HISTORIC NAME : CORNELL GARAGE COMMON NAME : Buildin g OTHER NAMEs : Hicks- Chatten Engraving Co . RESOURCE TYPE : STATUS : built & survive s LAWRENCE ( JOB#) YEAR : ( ) ( JOB#) YEAR : ( ) CITY : Portland Oregon ( JOB#) YEAR : ( ) STREET : 415 NW 11th FIRST DATE : Aug . 191 9 OWNER : Johnson, Ottilie, et a l ( property address above) 97209 DESIGN BEG : DESIGN END : Aug . 191 9 CONSTR BEG : Aug . 191 9 TOWNSHIP : IN RANGE : lE SECTION : 3 3 MAP# : 3028 TAX LOT : 1N- 1E- 33- CONSTR END : LOSS DATE : ADDITION : Couch's ORIGINAL USE : industrial/ auto enamein g BLOCK : 077 LOT : 4 QUAD : Portland PRESENT USE : engraving co . ASSESSOR R- 18020- 7100 SITE : 0 .1 acres, approx . THEMEs : 20C Architecture, Commercial DATA BELOW IS ON LAWRENCE FIRM'S DESIGN AS- BUILT : ARCHITECT : Lawrence and Holford CHIEF DESIGNER : unknow n ENGINEERs & CONSULTANTS : CONTRACTORs : W . Lorenz ( General ) ARTISTS & CRAFTSMEN : STYLE : Commercial PLAN TYPE/ SHAPE : rectangular { sides long ) FOUNDATION MATERIAL : concrete STORIES : 1 BASEMENT : ye s ROOF/ MATERIAL : essentially flat / Bitum . builtu p WALL CONSTR : brick { bearing) STRUC . FRAME : masonry ( bearing ) PRIME WINDOW TYPE : wood fixed sash w/ transom s EXTERIOR SURFACE MATERIAL : brick , DECORATIVE FEATUREs/ MATERIALs : OTHER : CONDITION : goo d MOVED : not moved ALTERATIONS/ ADDITIONS ( dated) : garage doors replaced LANDSCAPE FEATURES : none ELLIS LAWRENCE BUILDING INVENTOR Y HISTORIC NAME : CORNELL GARAG E ASSOCIATED STRUCTURES : none SETTING : urban core : facing east flanked by two industrial buildings, located i n industrial/ commercial northwest Portland SIGNIFICANCE OF LAWRENCE FIRM'S DESIGN : EIXNTTEERR .. DDEETTAAIILLSS// CCRRAAFFTTSSMMAANNSSHHIIPP :: Ourndkinnoawrny construction with no special features . EXTERIOR INTEGRITY : Minor changes, but original character intact . INTERIOR INTEGRITY : Unknown . SITE INTEGRITY : SIGNISFEITCTIANNGC EI NSTTEAGTREM: ENHTis: toErsisce ncthiaarlalcyt eirn t& a crte laast ioornisghiinpa lolfy sbuurirlotu. ndings is intact . Annoncement was made in two publications ( see below) regarding the design an d construction of this building . It is said to have been built for Mrs . E . W . ( Sarah M . ) Cornell . A photographed sketch exists in the Lawrence Collectio n which shows a building much as it is seen today . This building is one of fe w commercial/ industrial buildings designed by the Lawrence and Holford firm . SOURCES/ DOCUMENTS : Description ( Location ) Exhibit Quality photo of sketch, E . Lawrence Collection/ U of 0 Specia l Collection s Multnomah County Tax Assessor Records ; Polk's Portland City Directory ; Orego n Biographical Index, vital statistics only ( OHS ) sources consulted, no info . located : Portland Building Permit s Portland Historic Resource Inventory PUBLICATIONs : PACIFIC BUILDER AND ENGINEER . PORTLAND DAILY RECORD- ABSTRACT . Sept .19, 1919, Oct .24, 1919 . Aug .29, 1919 . SLIDE NO . : RESEARCH BY : K . Lakin DATE : 08/ 28/ 88 SHPO INVENTORY NO . : RECORDED BY : K . Lakin DATE : 01/ 24/ 89 ELLIS LAWRENCE BUILDING SURVEY HISTORIC NAME : CORNELL GARAG E RECENT PHOT O NEGATIVE # s : KLR21, # 2 0 First # above is upper- righ t photo ; second # is just below . If no # above , see sources a t bottom of page . Pt: \ r ti Z 4~ I, S \ , r ~ V ~~` AMAM I , I _. S . . T NM= BM REM= NM == WNiTWa PII 1! N 1 ® ate'' k = 111j111 rjmt ~ UI LEB Es . IFt ®  l S#~ A, ~ C ~~ pp1 M. 114Af i 4 4 4  -`` 44 ~ ta9ttt' 1 I _ t sl fir: e ri r • uu ~ t~ t ; ii'MA'a Y ae a as tit 8 e- I- - HISTORIC PHOTO/ OTHER GRAPHIC SOURCE : K . Lakin and S . Donovan Lawrence Col . photos ( UO Library ) 4. + 15 OREGON INVENTORY OF HISTORIC PROPERTY ELLIS LAWRENCE BUILDING INVENTOR Y EVALUATIO N HISTORIC NAME: CORNELL GARAGE INTEGRITY OF : NUMERICA L 1. EXTERIOR : Minor changes, but original character intact . 7 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 1 DISTINCTION OF : 1. EXTERIOR DETAILS & CRAFTSMANSHIP : Ordinary construction with no special features . 0 2. INTERIOR DETAILS & CRAFTSMANSHIP : unknown 0 3. STYLE: ( Commercial ) 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 : ( industrial/ auto enamelng ) 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 below average quality and significance . 0 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 little significance . 0 6. LAWRENCE'S PERSONAL INVOLVEMENT IN THE DESIGN PROCESS : DISTINCTION TOTAL 4 EDUCATIVE OR ASSOCIATIVE VALUE : 1. 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 25 RANK : COMPATIBLE 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
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