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Portlandia

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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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Kinda hidden

Although it is huge, this statue is easy to miss because it is not on street level. It's best to watch from across the street.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 20, 2016
Ingrid D
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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Before the show of the same name, was this unique sculpture. It kinda looks like a bronzed brown version of the Statue of Liberty. I think it looks okay, but am bothered by it's scale in relation to the building. I think it is definitely visible, but too big. Building seems under oppressive siege, despite the figure's generous pose.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I happened to notice this elegant statue in the heart of the city after a few months of downtown visits. I used to walk in front of this building most of the time and not once I looked up to see the Portlandia lady extending her arm to us. It so easy to miss this sculpture. I wish it was... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

one of the more impressive statues in any major city. This one is massive and towers above you. 2nd largest in US after statue of Libery

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Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you think it's like going to the Statue of Liberty ... you cray. It's just thus statue on top of a building in downtown pdx and it's pretty but it is so not even a priority.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Portlandia, appropriately named, is located in downtown Portland, Oregon, above the entrance of the Portland Building, at 1120 SW 5th Avenue. It is the second-largest copper repoussé statue in the United States, with the Statue of Liberty being the first.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The second largest pounded copper statue (after the Statue of Liberty). Be sure to go across the street and up the outside escalator to view Portlandia from an awesome perspective.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was downtown to visit the museum and on our way to eat lunch, I realized that we would be passing Portlandia as we went. I was thrilled to finally see her! It is amazing that this huge statue is sitting on a building overhead! The sun and the trees made it hard to get a really good pic of her... More 

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Thank Toni C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

It's a fun edifice, but I don't get why it is a tourist attraction. I wouldnt go out of my way to find it.

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Thank Alzor S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

This is the spirit of Portland! Though best seen in the winter when the leaves are off the trees, Portlandia is worth a viewing at any time of the year.

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Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

Although it is huge, this statue is easy to miss because it is not on street level. It's best to watch from across the street.

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