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1120 SW 5th Ave, Portland Building, Portland, OR 97204-1912
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Controversial 36-foot sculpture of a woman that is placed on a landing from the third floor of the Portland Building.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
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1120 SW 5th Ave, Portland Building, Portland, OR 97204-1912
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This building has a unique facade and architectural detail. It was ahead of its time when it was built but now fits into this quirky city so well.

Thank RosyRJ
Reviewed 6 days ago

Huge bronze statue high above street on 5th Ave. Portlandia looks down over the city. Best viewed from across the street, or from building across street which has elevator up one floor. Plaque on street gives information re statue. Smaller replica situated on first floor...More

Thank Muriel C
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you can barely see a landmark when you're standing right next to it, it's badly displayed. It's too large for the location and hidden behind trees half of the year. I'm downgrading it to 3 stars because it's so difficult to see.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The statue of Portlandia was much bigger than I anticipated. It was so large I had a hard time getting a decent picture. It was really quite impressive.

Thank sweetheart2u
Reviewed 1 week ago

Currently the symbol of the city of Portland, Portlandia, hides herself away from the view of most visitors to downtown Portland. Far from the crowds of the Saturday Market, Voodoo Doughnuts, and Powell's bookstore, Portlandia quietly crouches down from above the SW 5th Ave bus...More

1  Thank Scott K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to work directly across the street from this statue. It was interesting at first but quickly became just a part of the scenery. Years later I found out the artist somehow copyrighted the piece in such a way that any image is illegal...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not really like this sculpture, but it's iconic and right in the middle of downtown, so you really do have to see it. Worth a look and a photo.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This giant copper sculpture is second only to the Statue of Liberty. Portlandia is a hidden beauty because she is only viewable from some awkward or dangerous angles. For those seeking larger than life metal maidens this gal is a must see.

Thank maphead1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a statue. Nothing more nothing less. Not all that easy to find at that, but easier than the shopping center hidden in a building or two on Morrison. Still, a nice statue in a nice city filled with nice people. Portland, the Vancouver B.C....More

Thank Craig T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you aren't looking for it, you won't find the Portlandia statue. Perhaps the only thing cooler than the statue is the plaque (across the street) that describes how she is the spirit of Portland. Worth the five minutes it takes to see it!

Thank Nancy G
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