South Park Blocks Tour
04/18/2023 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT
- $25.00 - General Public
- $15.00 - AHC Members
This 11-block downtown area was first platted and donated to the City of Portland in 1852. By the 1880s the strip of land that once served as a fire break had been transformed into one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the city – complete with schools, playgrounds, elegant homes, and places of worship – all bordering the new park.The South Park Blocks were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2022. On this tour you’ll see a variety of churches, a former high school and historic apartment buildings, all while strolling through groves of stately trees.
Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.
Photo: View of First Congregational Church from the South Park Blocks. AHC Library.
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