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The City of Portland, Oregon

Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Portland Loo™

Portland Loo photo

The Portland Loo™ is both a standard restroom style used in parks around Portland, and a product that is owned and sold to other communities by the City of Portland. A portion of the profits from sales support Portland's provision of public restrooms locally.

Information about Portland's own set of loos:

  • Hours of Loos in Portland vary by unit and location.

    • There are six downtown loos that are generally open 24/7, located at:

      • Jamison Park
      • The North Park Blocks at NW Couch Street
      • The South Park Blocks at SW Columbia Street
      • In Waterfront Park at both SW Taylor and SW Ash Streets, and
      • The original loo at NW Glisan and 5th by the Greyhound station.
    • All other Loos in Portland generally remain open during park hours, but they may close seasonally.
  • Exterior handwashing stations serve pedestrians
  • ADA-accessible
  • Cleaned at least once daily
  • A bicycle or stroller easily fits inside

Installing a loo

For more information about the Portland Loo™ as a product
The sales and marketing is managed under contract with the City's partner and the manufacturer of the Loo, Madden Fabrication.

  • For sales or marketing information, follow this link or contact Madden Fabrication at 503-226-3968
  • For maintenance problems or operational questions, contact Bryan Aptekar with Portland Parks & Recreation at 503-823-6973