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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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1120 SW 5th Ave, Portland Building, Portland, OR 97204-1912
Downtown
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed January 17, 2017

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.

3  Thank Patty n
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Maybe move it to someplace where it can be seen when driving by. Probably best to just melt it down.

2  Thank 580bryanh
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Iconic and beautiful....so unique...don't miss this if you're walking around downtown. Portland is such a wonderful city to walk around.

Thank Kesslane
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Portlandia is an interesting sculpture. It is very large and sits over the entrance to a modern downtown building.

Thank TJFLG42
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Even though architectural critics pooh pooh this sculpture, it's so Portland! not as gorgeous as the cities botanical wonders (gardens, forests), but irreverent, and another poke at the officious East coast museum snobs who only like Rodin....

Thank Alice R
Reviewed August 27, 2018

In nice area of downtown. building and statue were closed do to construction. Check before going. There is a smaller version of the statue in the Wells Fargo Building down the block, along with a nice little museum.

Thank stefanl656
Reviewed August 15, 2018

The Portlandia sculpture has been removed during the renovations to the building. No time given for replacement.

Thank moretasha
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Portlandia is a must see. Beautiful, elegant and strong. It’s a shame it’s place where it is. A bit hard to find, and parking is a big pain.

Thank Ruth F
Reviewed May 7, 2018

We had hoped to see this but, it was under cover beginning of May as they are doing building work and monument repairs

Thank ladyme1
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

And a good thing, because the building looks really shabby. Unfortunately you can’t see the sculpture at all.

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

We discovered Portlandia on a walking tour which was so well worth it! From our hotel, The Nines, we actually realized we had a view straight down SW 5th Avenue and could see Portlandia. It is huge!

2  Thank Haig A
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Interesting statue. You can get quite a good photo looking up but if you go upstairs in the building opposite you might

1  Thank Honest-John7
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