Portland Facts

Population 640,000 (2016) Source: United States Census Bureau
Area 376 km² • 145 mi² Source: United States Census Bureau
150m+ Buildings 4 Completed
Tallest Building Wells Fargo Center (166 m)
Global Ranking #129 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #24 in North America by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #21 in USA by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Wells Fargo Center (1973)
Average Building Age 28 years
Most Common Function Office, 50%
Most Common Material Steel, 50%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Wells Fargo Center 1973 166 m
2   U.S. Bancorp Tower 1983 163 m
3   Park Avenue West 2016 157 m
4   KOIN Center 1984 155 m
5   Pacwest Center 1984 127 m
6   Fox Tower 2000 113 m
7   Standard Insurance Center 1970 112 m
8   Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building 2013 110 m
9   Cosmopolitan on the Park 2016 104 m
10   The John Ross Tower 2007 99 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Hassalo on Eighth - 76 m
2   Framework 2019 45 m
  Proposed
1   Wells Fargo Center 1973 166 m
2   U.S. Bancorp Tower 1983 163 m
3   Park Avenue West 2016 157 m
4   KOIN Center 1984 155 m
5   Pacwest Center 1984 127 m
6   Fox Tower 2000 113 m
7   Standard Insurance Center 1970 112 m
8   Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building 2013 110 m
9   Cosmopolitan on the Park 2016 104 m
10   The John Ross Tower 2007 99 m

Building Function More Charts

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Structural Material More Charts

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CTBUH Initiatives

Tall Timber: A Global Audit
26 Jun 2017 – CTBUH Research

International Mass Timber Conference
28-30 Mar 2017 – Event Non-CTBUH

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Videos

Best Tall Building Americas: Concrete Monolith to Green Machine: Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building
6 Nov 2014 – Leslie Shepherd, General Services Administration; James Cutler, Cutler Anderson Architects

Interview: Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building
6 Nov 2014 – Leslie Shepherd, General Services Administration; James Cutler, Cutler Anderson Architects

Research Papers

Rethinking CTBUH Height Criteria In the Context of Tall Timber
17 Nov 2017 – CTBUH Journal 2017 Issue IV

New Heights for Renewables: The US Tall Wood Building Competition
Feb 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue I

A Model Modernization: Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building and GSA’s Mid-Century Inventory
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