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Address: 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...

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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This is one of Portland's famous artist sculpture! Portland has quite a few, but she is thee one that represents the city and is most reknowed!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Vancouver, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There was so much to see and do in portland. it was easy to walk around and use public transport. it was cool to pass by Portlandia as well. it was interesting to learn about the history of it.

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Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is one of Portland's famous artist sculpture! Portland has quite a few, but she is thee one that represents the city and is most reknowed!

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Thank JRBailor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A pleasantly tucked away statue ,but best views are across the street in the Shopping Mall on the first floor. Due to its size...this was an inevitable way to take photographs. Recommended to visit for another tick to this lovely city and people.

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Thank Ted P M
Cleveland, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting to learn about this statue while on the Best of Portland walking tour. Great view if you go to the building across the street and take the escalator up.

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Thank limajean
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son's 5th grade class took a walking tour of downtown Portland and Portlandia (as part of the "Art in Public Spaces" focus of the tour) was included. The kids gave it 2 thumbs up because it was HUGE and the story/history was really interesting too.

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Thank clearlyclaire
Tucson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not miss this iconic statue and learn the history and story of its' beginnings and endings. Makes me want to find a postcard or t-shirt of this statue but you will quickly learn that this is not possible.

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Thank Godwilling
Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not sure what else to say. Its the symbol of PDX, its big and on a building. Across the street is a info board with a bit of background about it (the only statue of its kind bigger than this is the statue of liberty!)

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Portland, OR, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The statue is beautiful and imposing, but is kind of an island unto itself. No real context or setting for it except that it is elevated. The Portland Building behind it is kind of a joke of modern architecture, which makes having so classic-feeling a statue here seem even more odd.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw this during our Portlandia walking tour. This statue resides on the Portland Building. Sculpted by Raymond Kaskey this is a 6.5 ton hammered bronze sculpture. Commissioned by the City of Portland and in a rare event the artist retains the rights to the sculpture. Portlandia is not a well known statue due to the artist threatening to sue anyone... More 

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Thank Vicki D
Murphysboro, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

It's a gorgeous statue in the middle of downtown. Worth seeing, but just as good if you drive by slowly.

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