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Historic district design guidelines, project reports, research guides and bibliographies.
Reference and general sources on architecture and architectural history (see also Bibliography of Portland Architecture).
Sources for learning about Portland and Oregon architecture and architectural history.
Sources on the prehistory, history, culture and archaeology of the Native Peoples of the southern Northwest Coast culture area, with a focus on the Lower Columbia region and the Portland Basin.
Sources for learning about Portland and Oregon African American history.
Sources for learning about Portland and Oregon history and the historical contexts of cultural resources.
Sources for learning about Portland and Oregon women's history.
Maps, Aerial Photos, Tables
Growing Better - 1991 (10/20/05)
Historic Resources Inventory (1/23/07)
USE WITH CAUITION: This file has several inconsistencies with the adopted print version of the HRI, including in some cases: truncated fields, multiple entries for single resources, lack of certain information and other issues.
History of Centennial Mill Poster (1/23/07)
Written by former Planning Director Lloyd Keefe in 1975.
List of Portland Historic Landmarks (1/23/07)
Searchable list of individual landmarks with basic information such as address, year built, architect and style.
List of Portland Sanborn Maps (1/29/07)
Locations and extent of library holdings of Portland Sanborn Maps, with map and abbreviation keys.
List of Portland Street Name Changes (3/2/07)
Portland Driving/Bicycling Tour - 2005 (9/23/05)
Researching Your Historic Property (1/23/07)
Learn how to uncover information about historic structures.
As follow-up to the Ankeny/Burnside Development Framework, the City developed new Design Guidelines and proposed a series of code changes for the Skidmore/Old Town Historic District. Neither document was adopted
Covers the basics of zoning regulations governing individual landmarks and historic districts, including historic design and demolition review and zoning incentives.
Describes tax benefit, grant, loan, and other programs that can assist historic preservation and cultural resource projects and programs.