Structure Type: built works - commercial buildings - office buildings; built works - commercial buildings - stores

Designers: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM), Portland, OR (firm); Wright Runstad and Company (firm); John Ogden Merrill (architect); Nathaniel Alexander Owings (architect); Harold Jon Runstad (developer); Louis Skidmore Sr. (architect); Howard S. Wright (building contractor/developer)

Dates: [unspecified]

1001 SW Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204-1161

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An unusual, hexagonal design, the Congress Center contains 372,500 square feet of Class A office space in 23 stories. It is a mixed-use building, the two-story lobby accommodating an array of shops, the floors above, offices. Rose-tinted granite sheathes the Congress Center base, while charcoal glasss panels cover the upper stories.

PCAD id: 7019