Structure Type: built works - exhibition buildings - exposition buildings; landscapes - cultural landscapes

Designers: Olmsted Brothers, Landscape Architects (firm); Whidden and Lewis, Architects (firm); Ion Lewis (architect); Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. (landscape architect); John Charles Olmsted (landscape architect); William Marcy Whidden (architect)

Dates: constructed 1904-1905

Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition, Portland, OR

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Landscape architect John C. Olmsted of the Olmsted Brothers landscape architecture firm of Brookline, MA, was paid $5,000 to layout the grounds of the fair; in 1903, Seattle's city government commissioned J.C. Olmsted to lay out an ambitious park system. Olmsted would do a substantial amount of work in the Pacific Northwest, including laying out the Oregon State University's Campus in Corvallis, OR, in 1911, the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Fairgrounds in Seattle, WA, and the landscaping surrounding the new Washington State Capitol in Olympia, WA, in 1911. Portland, OR, architect Ion Lewis, of the city's pre-eminent firm, Whidden and Lewis, also was associated with Exposition's layout and the design of several buildings.

This exposition operated from 06/01/1905 until 10/15/1905.

PCAD id: 14868