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Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
Pioneer Courthouse Square, also known as Portland's living room, is a public space occupying a full 40,000-square-foot (3,700 m2) city block in the center of downtown Portland, Oregon, United States. Opened in 1984, the square is bounded by Southwest Morrison Street on the north, Southwest 6th Avenue on the east, Southwest Yamhill Street on the south, and Southwest Broadway on the west.

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  • There are some adorable animal statues by the courthouse and the square entrance has some historic gates marking the entrance to what once was an enormous hotel. Apparently the initial hotel investor....  more »
  • They have a beautiful Christmas tree set up every year. There are food carts nearby that are open during certain hours. There are places to sit and relax aftr walking around or shopping.  more »
  • One of the best parts of downtown Portland! It's easily accessible and even though it's so popular, you really don't have to deal with a ton of people in the middle of the day. The brick is such a nice color pop against the cloudy skies you typically see in Portland, and it has plenty of background options for photos!
  • A neat place in downtown, Portland to spend time cool. Daily events, with very good connectivity of buses and street cars, it's a nice place. The seating with red bricks without any damage at any place is quite amazing. The smooth ramp will take you to all levels but you don't notice it you are ignoring one beautiful aspect. Flicks on bricks.... Tag line to this place.

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