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Bishop's House, Portland

Bishop's House - Portland, Oregon
Bishop's House
219 Southwest Stark Street, Portland, OR 97204Map
+1 503 275 9750
Neighborhood: Downtown Portland
Overview

Catholic Archbishop Blanchet originally lived in this house, which was built in 1879. The Gothic Revival-style building had divine beginnings but through the years it was also the location of a speakeasy, architectural studio, a sign company and is currently the home for the Al-Amir Lebanese Restaurant. This ornate structure has been well preserved and boasts eight arched windows framed with elaborately carved moldings. The light brown exterior and red trim blend in well with the other historic buildings in this part of downtown area and is a sound example of Portland's historic past.

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