AKA: Marks-Huntington House, Portland, OR

Structure Type: built works - dwellings - houses

Designers: Williams, Warren Heywood, Architect (firm); Warren Heywood Williams (architect)

Dates: constructed 1882

2 stories

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1501 SW Harrison Street
Goose Hollow, Portland, OR 97201-2546

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The Marks Residence #2 was moved from its original location, on the corner of SW 11th Avenue and Clay Street.


This was the second of two residences designed by the Portland architect Warren Heywood Williams for the boot and shoe merchant Morris Marks and his wife, Annie.

Building History

This Italianate house, designed by prominent Portland, OR, architect Warren Heywood Williams (1844-1888), was built for Morris Marks (born c. 03/1850 in Poland-d. 02/18/1923 in San Francisco, CA), a shoe merchant and an executive with the Marks Shoe Company. Marks sold boots and shoes at 221 1st Street in 1888. (See Portland, Oregon, City Directory, 1888, p. 689.)

Building Notes

The Marks House was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.


The dwelling was moved in 1910.

National Register of Historic Places (Listed 1975-12-30): 75001596 NRHP Images (pdf) NHRP Registration Form (pdf)

PCAD id: 9745