Portland Plaza

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Portland Plaza
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Portland Plaza is located in Portland, Oregon
Portland Plaza
Location in Portland
General information
Type Residential
Location Portland, Oregon
Coordinates 45°30′46″N 122°40′49″W / 45.51278°N 122.68028°W / 45.51278; -122.68028Coordinates: 45°30′46″N 122°40′49″W / 45.51278°N 122.68028°W / 45.51278; -122.68028
Completed 1973
Height 272 feet (83 m)
Technical details
Floor count 25
Design and construction
Architect DMJM

The Portland Plaza is a condominium skyscraper in downtown Portland, Oregon, United States. It stands at a height of 272 feet (83 m) and contains 25 floors. The Portland Plaza was designed by the firm of DMJM and was completed in 1973.

Enjoying a location almost directly west of the Keller Auditorium and the Ira Keller Fountain, Portland Plaza creates a late mid-20th century modernist feel to the area. Along with the Keller Fountain, the building has been featured on an album cover of the band Shades of Christ,[1] and appeared as a futuristic building in the PBS film version of Ursula K. Le Guin's The Lathe of Heaven.[2]

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  1. ^ "Shades of Christ". Stumptown Confidential blog. March 20, 2005. Retrieved January 7, 2012. 
  2. ^ King, Bart: An Architectural Guidebook to Portland, p. 118. Gibbs Smith, 2001

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