Oregon Design and Architecture Portland History

Photo of the week: Elks Temple Building

Photo courtesy: Oregon Archives Collection

The Elks Temple building on the corner of SW Alder and SW 11th Streets in Portland.

2 replies on “Photo of the week: Elks Temple Building”

I see that someone tweeted about Thursday nights AHC Downtown Terra Cotta Walking Tour which took us to this very corner. Well we stayed on the northeast corner, looking at this very building, learning it began its life as the Elks Temple. I wondered by ram skulls as adornment.

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