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Yeon Building

522 SW 5th Avenue
Portland OR United States

Construction Dates
Floor Count15
Basement Floors1
Floor Area9,569 m²
Building Uses
 - office
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - modern
 - glass
 - terra cotta
 - stucco
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof194 ft

Architect: Reid & Reid

• John Baptiste Yeon gave the name to building.

• It was the tallest office building in the state upon its completion.

• It supported light sockets integrated into the terra-cotta for night illumination, later removed because of safety reasons.

• It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places since January 21, 1994.

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