American Bank Building
Northwestern National Bank Building
Portland Historic Landmark
Northwestern National Bank Building in 1913
|Location||621 SW Morrison Street
|Architect||A. E. Doyle|
|NRHP Reference #||96001001|
|Added to NRHP||September 12, 1996|
The building was the tallest in the city for 14 years until surpassed by the Public Service Building in 1927. Designed by A. E. Doyle, it is located at 621 SW Morrison Street, and was formerly known as the Northwestern National Bank Building. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996. In 2000, Transamerica Asset Management paid $21.7 million to City Center Retail to acquire the building. Transamerica then sold it to SKB Portland Office Investments LLC in 2002 for $22.3 million, who then sold the tower in 2008 for $35.2 million to LaeRoc Partners. In July 2014, the building was sold for $45 million to Independencia S.A., a Chilean company.
- Portland Historic Landmarks Commission (July 2010), Historic Landmarks -- Portland, Oregon (XLS), retrieved November 13, 2013.
- "American Bank Building". Emporis. Retrieved February 20, 2015.
- Hinchliff, Catherine (Autumn 2009). "Architect for a Golden Age". Reed Magazine.
- "Oregon National Register List" (PDF). Oregon Parks & Recreation Department. October 19, 2009. Retrieved November 20, 2009.
- Bell, Jon (October 28, 2014). "Summer sale of downtown office building shows doubling of price, foreign interest". Portland Business Journal. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
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