National Register of Historic Places listings in Multnomah County, Oregon

Location of Multnomah County in Oregon

The following list presents the full set of National Register of Historic Places listings in Multnomah County, Oregon. However, please see separate articles (links below) for listings in each of Portland's five quadrants.

The National Register of Historic Places recognizes buildings, structures, objects, sites, and districts of national, state, or local historic significance across the United States.[1] Out of over 90,000 National Register sites nationwide,[2] Oregon is home to over 2,000,[3] and over one-fourth of those are found in Multnomah County. In turn, the large majority (over 90%) of the county's National Register entries are situated within Portland.

This list includes only sites within Multnomah County but outside the municipal boundaries of Portland. While some sites appear in this list (and corresponding lists for neighboring counties) showing "Portland" as a general locality, based on their mailing addresses, they are nevertheless beyond city limits.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted December 2, 2016.[4]

Current listings


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Locator map showing Portland's five quadrants. Click a quadrant to go to its National Register list.

Over 500 National Register listings lie within the municipal boundaries of Portland. Although all of these sites lie within Multnomah County, their sheer number makes it prohibitive to include them all in the same table. To find detailed listings for each of Portland's five quadrants, click on a link below or on the map at the right.

Lists by quadrant: NorthNortheastNorthwestSoutheastSouthwest

Outside of Portland

[5] Name on the Register Image Date listed[6] Location City or town Description
1 Emanuel and Christina Anderson House
Emanuel and Christina Anderson House
May 22, 2005
1420 SE Roberts Avenue
45°29′11″N 122°25′01″W / 45.486338°N 122.416815°W / 45.486338; -122.416815 (Emanuel and Christina Anderson House)
2 Rae Selling Berry Garden and House
Rae Selling Berry Garden and House
December 31, 2002
11505 SW Summerville Avenue
45°26′33″N 122°39′43″W / 45.442380°N 122.661900°W / 45.442380; -122.661900 (Rae Selling Berry Garden and House)
3 Bonneville Dam Historic District
Bonneville Dam Historic District
April 9, 1986
Between Interstate 84 and Washington State Route 14
45°38′29″N 121°56′41″W / 45.641380°N 121.944600°W / 45.641380; -121.944600 (Bonneville Dam Historic District)
Bonneville (and North Bonneville, Washington) Built in the 1930s to harness the Columbia River for power generation, this was the first hydroelectric dam with a hydraulic drop sufficient to produce 500,000 kW of hydropower. The NHL district covers the dam and other elements of the federal dam project, including the #1 powerhouse, navigation lock, fish ladder, and hatchery.[7]
4 Bybee–Howell House
Bybee–Howell House
November 5, 1974
13901 NW Howell Park Road
45°38′29″N 122°49′08″W / 45.641375°N 122.818872°W / 45.641375; -122.818872 (Bybee–Howell House)
Sauvie Island
5 Columbia River Highway Historic District
Columbia River Highway Historic District
December 12, 1983
Roughly along the south side of the Columbia River[lower-alpha 1]
45°32′23″N 122°14′39″W / 45.539747°N 122.244119°W / 45.539747; -122.244119 (Columbia River Highway Historic District)
Troutdale to The Dalles Constructed between 1913 and 1922, this was the first scenic highway in the United States. Designed specifically to provide visitors access to the most outstanding of the scenic features of the Columbia River Gorge, the highway is also an outstanding example of modern highway development for its pioneering advances in road engineering.[8][9]
6 Elliott R. Corbett House
Elliott R. Corbett House
October 3, 1996
01600 SW Greenwood Road
45°26′01″N 122°39′43″W / 45.433669°N 122.662073°W / 45.433669; -122.662073 (Elliott R. Corbett House)
Portland vicinity This 1915 Colonial Revival house is one of the finest examples of the residential work of Whitehouse and Fouilhoux, one of Portland's leading architecture firms in the second decade of the 20th century. It also represents the origins of the Dunthorpe neighborhood as a country-style suburb for Portland's elite.[10]
7 H. L. and Gretchen Hoyt Corbett House
H. L. and Gretchen Hoyt Corbett House
February 28, 1991
01405 SW Corbett Hill Circle
45°26′19″N 122°39′50″W / 45.438562°N 122.663987°W / 45.438562; -122.663987 (H. L. and Gretchen Hoyt Corbett House)
8 Maurice Crumpacker House
Maurice Crumpacker House
October 23, 1992
12714 SW Iron Mountain Boulevard
45°25′59″N 122°39′30″W / 45.433017°N 122.658370°W / 45.433017; -122.658370 (Maurice Crumpacker House)
Portland vicinity
9 Fairview City Jail
Fairview City Jail
May 23, 2016
120 1st Street
45°32′22″N 122°26′01″W / 45.539395°N 122.433726°W / 45.539395; -122.433726 (Fairview City Jail)
10 Roy and Leola Gangware House
Roy and Leola Gangware House
February 23, 1990
4848 SW Humphrey Boulevard
45°30′17″N 122°43′35″W / 45.504596°N 122.726419°W / 45.504596; -122.726419 (Roy and Leola Gangware House)
11 William Gedamke House
William Gedamke House
November 13, 1989
1304 E Powell Boulevard
45°29′52″N 122°25′06″W / 45.497678°N 122.418444°W / 45.497678; -122.418444 (William Gedamke House)
Gresham Prominently located near Gresham's original business core, this house is one of the finest expressions of the Queen Anne style in the city. It was constructed ca. 1900, about the time the first interurban trains reached Gresham from Portland. The design was based on a widely-circulated 1891 mail-order plan book by George F. Barber.[11]
12 Andreas Graf House
Andreas Graf House
November 13, 1980
44222 SE Loudon Road
45°30′40″N 122°12′29″W / 45.511019°N 122.208151°W / 45.511019; -122.208151 (Andreas Graf House)
Corbett This house, originally built in the Carpenter Gothic style around 1885, was expanded and transformed into the more fashionable Queen Anne style around 1891. German immigrant Andreas Graf first staked his homestead claim in 1883, building the house using lumber he milled himself. Graf's descendants continued to own the house at least until 2014.[12][13]
13 Gresham Carnegie Library
Gresham Carnegie Library
January 24, 2000
410 N Main Street
45°30′02″N 122°25′51″W / 45.500532°N 122.430715°W / 45.500532; -122.430715 (Gresham Carnegie Library)
14 Charles Hunter Hamlin House
Charles Hunter Hamlin House
June 7, 2016
1322 SE 282nd Avenue
45°29′13″N 122°22′20″W / 45.486909°N 122.372295°W / 45.486909; -122.372295 (Charles Hunter Hamlin House)
15 Fred Harlow House
Fred Harlow House
February 16, 1984
726 E Historic Columbia River Highway
45°32′17″N 122°22′57″W / 45.538150°N 122.382532°W / 45.538150; -122.382532 (Fred Harlow House)
16 Pierre Rossiter and Charlotte Hines House
Pierre Rossiter and Charlotte Hines House
June 20, 2002
02393 SW Military Road
45°26′34″N 122°39′17″W / 45.442694°N 122.654858°W / 45.442694; -122.654858 (Pierre Rossiter and Charlotte Hines House)
17 Dr. Herbert H. Hughes House
Dr. Herbert H. Hughes House
September 5, 2001
1229 W Powell Boulevard
45°29′51″N 122°26′40″W / 45.497403°N 122.444565°W / 45.497403; -122.444565 (Dr. Herbert H. Hughes House)
18 Joseph Jacobberger Country House
Joseph Jacobberger Country House
January 24, 2011
5545 SW Sweetbriar Street
45°29′56″N 122°44′04″W / 45.498889°N 122.734444°W / 45.498889; -122.734444 (Joseph Jacobberger Country House)
Portland Leading Portland architect and civic activist Joseph Jacobberger (1869–1930) designed this Arts and Crafts style house for his family in 1916, and lived in it from 1917 until his death. He resided here through the height of his career, a period during which he designed over 250 commissions that shaped the face of Portland, including homes, schools, colleges, churches, a cathedral, commercial buildings, and others.[14]
19 C. Hunt and Gertrude McClintock Lewis House
C. Hunt and Gertrude McClintock Lewis House
March 3, 2015
11645 SW Military Lane
45°26′27″N 122°39′12″W / 45.440781°N 122.653405°W / 45.440781; -122.653405 (C. Hunt and Gertrude McClintock Lewis House)
20 Louise Home Hospital and Residence Hall
Louise Home Hospital and Residence Hall
September 10, 1987
722 NE 162nd Avenue
45°31′41″N 122°29′45″W / 45.528186°N 122.495725°W / 45.528186; -122.495725 (Louise Home Hospital and Residence Hall)
21 Donald and Ruth McGraw House
Donald and Ruth McGraw House
September 3, 2001
01845 SW Military Road
45°26′22″N 122°39′35″W / 45.439555°N 122.659709°W / 45.439555; -122.659709 (Donald and Ruth McGraw House)
22 Multnomah County Poor Farm
Multnomah County Poor Farm
June 1, 1990
2126 SW Halsey Street
45°32′13″N 122°24′24″W / 45.537005°N 122.406784°W / 45.537005; -122.406784 (Multnomah County Poor Farm)
23 Multnomah Falls Lodge and Footpath
Multnomah Falls Lodge and Footpath
April 22, 1981
Historic Columbia River Highway, northeast of Bridal Veil
45°34′38″N 122°07′02″W / 45.577247°N 122.117218°W / 45.577247; -122.117218 (Multnomah Falls Lodge and Footpath)
Bridal Veil vicinity
24 E. J. O'Donnell House
E. J. O'Donnell House
January 28, 1994
5535 SW Hewett Boulevard
45°30′16″N 122°44′04″W / 45.504446°N 122.734352°W / 45.504446; -122.734352 (E. J. O'Donnell House)
25 Charles and Fae Olson House
Charles and Fae Olson House
September 7, 2007
765 SW Walters Road
45°29′30″N 122°26′02″W / 45.491587°N 122.433768°W / 45.491587; -122.433768 (Charles and Fae Olson House)
Gresham This modern-styled home — designed and hand-built by the novice owner-occupant — embodies the breaks with tradition embraced by the generation returning from World War II. The main outlines of the plan were developed during mail correspondence between Charles Olson and his wife Fae while he was serving in the Pacific, and many features are patterned on the books and magazines available to him.[15][16]
26 David and Marianne Ott House
David and Marianne Ott House
April 20, 2015
2075 SE Palmblad Road
45°28′57″N 122°24′14″W / 45.482434°N 122.403952°W / 45.482434; -122.403952 (David and Marianne Ott House)
27 John V. G. Posey House
John V. G. Posey House
October 17, 1990
02107 SW Greenwood Road
45°26′11″N 122°39′26″W / 45.436487°N 122.657336°W / 45.436487; -122.657336 (John V. G. Posey House)
28 Dr. A. E. and Phila Jane Rockey House
Dr. A. E. and Phila Jane Rockey House
December 2, 1985
10263 SW Riverside Drive
45°27′03″N 122°39′37″W / 45.450730°N 122.660399°W / 45.450730; -122.660399 (Dr. A. E. and Phila Jane Rockey House)
29 Percy A. Smith House
Percy A. Smith House
February 22, 1991
01837 SW Greenwood Road
45°26′11″N 122°39′38″W / 45.436369°N 122.660433°W / 45.436369; -122.660433 (Percy A. Smith House)
30 Stanley C. E. Smith House
Stanley C. E. Smith House
June 19, 1991
01905 SW Greenwood Road
45°26′11″N 122°39′31″W / 45.436441°N 122.658480°W / 45.436441; -122.658480 (Stanley C. E. Smith House)
Portland vicinity
31 Springdale School
Springdale School
October 25, 2011
32405 E Historic Columbia River Highway
45°31′10″N 122°19′46″W / 45.519390°N 122.329580°W / 45.519390; -122.329580 (Springdale School)
Corbett vicinity [17]
32 Sunken Village Archeological Site (35MU4)
Sunken Village Archeological Site (35MU4)
December 20, 1989
Address restricted[lower-alpha 2][18]
Sauvie Island The archeological remains of this Chinookan village are unusually well preserved. This cosmopolitan people's complex hunter-gatherer economy and extensive trade network allowed them to establish one of the highest population densities in aboriginal North America, yet they left very few physical remains. The site has been subject to erosion and looting, problems which have been ameliorated by a protective layer of riprap.[19][20]
33 Troutdale Methodist Episcopal Church
Troutdale Methodist Episcopal Church
September 9, 1993
302 SE Harlow Street
45°32′21″N 122°23′10″W / 45.539180°N 122.386155°W / 45.539180; -122.386155 (Troutdale Methodist Episcopal Church)
34 View Point Inn
View Point Inn
February 28, 1985
40301 NE Larch Mountain Road
45°31′59″N 122°14′55″W / 45.532949°N 122.248482°W / 45.532949; -122.248482 (View Point Inn)
Corbett Set on a high promontory with a sweeping view of the Columbia River Gorge, this is the only remaining example of several fashionable resort inns that developed in conjunction with the Columbia River Highway in the 1910s and 1920s. In addition to illustrating the rise of automobile touring in the United States, it is also the only inn produced by prominent Portland architect Carl L. Linde.[21]
35 Vista House
Vista House
November 5, 1974
Historic Columbia River Highway
45°32′22″N 122°14′40″W / 45.539579°N 122.244401°W / 45.539579; -122.244401 (Vista House)
Crown Point
36 Whidden–Kerr House and Garden
Whidden–Kerr House and Garden
October 13, 1988
11648 SW Military Lane
45°26′29″N 122°39′08″W / 45.441435°N 122.652169°W / 45.441435; -122.652169 (Whidden–Kerr House and Garden)
Portland This 1901 house and carriage house, designed by William M. Whidden for himself and his family, is the "best expression" of the Prairie School by Whidden and Lewis, one of Portland's most prominent architectural firms of the period. Whidden's extensive gardens were further developed by Thomas and Mabel Kerr after they acquired the estate in 1911.[22]
37 Theodore B. Wilcox Country Estate
Theodore B. Wilcox Country Estate
February 19, 1993
3707 SW 52nd Place
45°29′46″N 122°43′46″W / 45.496238°N 122.729535°W / 45.496238; -122.729535 (Theodore B. Wilcox Country Estate)
38 Jacob Zimmerman House
Jacob Zimmerman House
June 5, 1986
17111 NE Sandy Boulevard
45°32′55″N 122°29′14″W / 45.548621°N 122.487182°W / 45.548621; -122.487182 (Jacob Zimmerman House)

Former listings

[5] Name on the Register Image Date listedDate removed Location City or town Summary
1 Bethel Baptist Church Upload image
April 15, 1982[23][24]
April 18, 2006
101 S. Main Street
2 Lewis H. Mills House Upload image
February 21, 1997[25]
May 24, 2010
1350 SW Military Road
45°26′24″N 122°39′59″W / 45.43992°N 122.6663°W / 45.43992; -122.6663 (Lewis H. Mills House)

See also


  1. The Columbia River Highway Historic District is a linear district with the Sandy River Bridge, Troutdale, at its west end, and the Chenoweth Creek Bridge, The Dalles, at the east end. See also Hood River and Wasco counties.
  2. Federal and state laws and practices restrict general public access to information regarding the specific location of sensitive archeological sites in many instances. The main reasons for such restrictions include the potential for looting, vandalism, or trampling.


  1. National Park Service (1997), How to Apply the National Register Criteria for Evaluation (PDF), National Register Bulletins, retrieved December 17, 2008.
  2. National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places Program: Research, retrieved January 28, 2015.
  3. Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, Oregon Historic Sites Database, retrieved August 6, 2015. Note that a simple count of National Register records in this database returns a slightly higher total than actual listings, due to duplicate records. A close reading of detailed query results is necessary to arrive at the precise count.
  4. "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on December 2, 2016.
  5. 1 2 Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  6. The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  7. National Park Service, National Historic Landmark Program: NHL Database, retrieved 2007-10-14
  8. Smith, Dwight A. (October 3, 1983), National Register of Historic Places Inventory — Nomination Form: Columbia River Highway Historic District (PDF), OCLC 12786411, retrieved July 15, 2014.
  9. National Park Service, National Historic Landmark Program: NHL Database, retrieved July 15, 2014.
  10. Tess, John M. (February 26, 1996), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Corbett, Elliott R., House (PDF), retrieved February 14, 2013.
  11. Christensen, Christina M. (December 15, 1988), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Gedamke, William, House (PDF), retrieved November 15, 2014.
  12. Graff, Juanita (October 14, 1979), National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination Form: Graf (Andreas) House (PDF), retrieved October 27, 2014.
  13. City of Portland, PortlandMaps, retrieved November 15, 2014.
  14. Smith, Valerie Taylor; Kaser, Cara (November 2010), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Jacobberger, Joseph, Country House (PDF), retrieved March 22, 2013.
  15. Olson, Gregg (April 29, 2007), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Olson, Charles and Fae, House (PDF), retrieved September 26, 2014.
  16. Franzen, Robin (May 26, 2008), "Building their American dream in a time of war", The Oregonian, Portland, retrieved September 26, 2014.
  17. Stuart, Patience (July 2011), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Springdale School (PDF), retrieved March 17, 2012.
  18. Knoerl, John; Miller, Diane; Shrimpton, Rebecca H. (1990), Guidelines for Restricting Information about Historic and Prehistoric Resources, National Register Bulletin (29), National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, OCLC 20706997.
  19. National Park Service, National Historic Landmark Program: NHL Database, retrieved October 19, 2007
  20. Bogan, David (2006), "Sauvie Island's "Sunken Village" - A Special Place Forever Preserved?" (PDF), Cultural Heritage Courier, 2006 (2).
  21. Dodds, Linda (June 30, 1984), National Register of Historic Places Inventory — Nomination Form: View Point Inn (PDF), National Park Service, retrieved September 29, 2013
  22. Demuth, Kimberly; Lakin, Kimberly (August 15, 1987), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Whidden-Kerr House and Garden (PDF), retrieved September 27, 2013.
  23. "Bethel Baptist Church (Gresham, Oregon)". Oregon State Historic Preservation Office / University of Oregon. Retrieved September 29, 2013.
  24. "National Park Service: National Register of Historic Places; Annual Listing of Historic Properties" (PDF). 48 (1). Federal Register. March 1, 1983: 8659. Retrieved September 29, 2013.
  25. "Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 2/17/97 Through 2/21/97". National Park Service. February 28, 1997. Retrieved September 29, 2013.

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