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City is wary of the Castle on the Hill


Portland Tribune website screenshot!Unusual 80-year-old building has loads of structural issues, may need to be demolished

The basalt-sided fortress, based loosely on a 12th-century redoubt in southern England, has towered over the West Hills just east of Washington Park for nearly 80 years.

But the medieval-style structure, equal parts majesty and whimsy, is in disrepair and threatening its Arlington Heights neighbors. One of the city's options is to demolish it - if the current owner doesn't beat them to it. [Read full article]

By Eric Bartels,

The Portland Tribune - March 12, 2009



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