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Memorial Coliseum (Portland, Oregon)
Object NameMemorial Coliseum (Portland, Oregon)
Viewexterior
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
PhotographerMarion Dean Ross (1913-1991)
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 CollectionArchitecture & Allied Arts Library, University of Oregon Libraries, http://library.uoregon.edu/aaa/
Image SourceGift of Wallace K. Huntington from the estate of Marion Dean Ross
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
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File Namepna_06422.jpg
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