Equitable Building

https://npgallery.nps.gov/NRHP/AssetDetail/58c6b9ab-6932-4c94-a3e1-5f677876ffc4#

1945/1948

421 SW 6th Avenue, Portland, ORE, USA 

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Ross B. Hammond

general contractor

J. Donald Kroeker

mechanical engineer

Piero Belluschi

architect

The Equitable Building (now Commonwealth Building) is a 14-story  commercial office tower in Portland. It is noted as one of the first glass box towers ever built, pioneering many modern features and predating the more famous Lever House in Manhattan.

Vettori collegati

Ross B. Hammond

general contractor

J. Donald Kroeker

mechanical engineer

"Equitable builds a leader"

Architectural Forum, 9/1946

Fonti

Clausen, Meredith L. 1991. "Belluschi and the Equitable Building in History." Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 50 (2): 109-129.
1948. "Equitable builds a leader." Architectural Forum (9): 97-106.

Author Marta Averna