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The City of Portland, Oregon

Archives & Records Management

Office of the City Auditor

phone: 503-865-4100


1800 SW 6th Ave, Suite 550, Portland, OR 97201

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Researching Buildings Using Local Archives Workshop


1934_2801 SE 21st Ave at Taggert_A2009-009.232Do you want to learn more about the history of your house or building?

Are you curious about who lived in your house or what businesses operated in your building?


Learn about the various resources available for uncovering building histories in the Davies Family Research Library at the Oregon Historical Society, as well as at the Architectural Heritage Center, City of Portland Archives and Multnomah County Archives. Representatives of the local archives will talk about accessing and utilizing the different resources for researching the history of a building, including photographs, city directories, online databases and maps.


Saturday, April 7, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Cost: $15 for OHS members, $20 for non-members

RSVP: or 503.306.5240

 Space is limited, so sign up now! 

Part of the Building History Workshops 

 Researching Buildings Using Local Archives Workshop Flyer


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