Since the early pioneer days, bank buildings have had major role in defining the streetscape in downtown Portland. From modest to monumental; financial institutions continue to make an aesthetic statement and at the same time provide a visual sense of security for their customers. We’ll take a look at several elegant bank interiors that span over 100 years of Portland architectural history.
This point to point, easy urban walk covers about a dozen blocks. Most of this 2 hour tour will be spent indoors, but do dress for the weather.
The fee for this narrated tour is $15. You may pay by cash, check or credit card at the start of the tour. You may also use PayPal by following this link: http://bit.ly/22q0waD
About Positively Portland Walking Tours
Explore the architecture, history and culture of Portland and environs with architectural historian Eric Wheeler. These walking tours feature downtown Portland and the surrounding historic neighborhoods as well as other communities in the greater Portland area.
Eric’s tours are designed for new arrivals, visitors and long-time Portland residents. The easy walking pace is designed to allow plenty of opportunity to see the sites, hear the guide and engage socially with other participants. This is a Meetup after all!
The tours typically meet and end at a restaurant, pub or coffee shop, to allow for optional social time with the group before or after the tour. There is a fee for these researched and guided walking tours. Typically $15 per tour.
Cover image courtesy Positively Portland Walking Tours.