Carlton Hotel, 1917

The luxurious Carlton Hotel opened on SW Washington at 14th in 1911. This 1917 view is to the southwest, looking at the 14th and Burnside corner. This building was demolished for the stadium freeway which today passes under Burnside at this point.

A2000-003.38 Survey 26A Hotel Carlton 1917(City of Portland Archives)

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7 Responses to “Carlton Hotel, 1917”

  1. Jim Says:

    Another great photo. Thanks Dan. We can even see a portion of the old Portland High School in the background.

  2. Robb Says:

    I had this confused with the hotel on SW Park and Alder. Trying to come up with the name also started witha C I believe.

  3. George Says:

    By 1953 the Carlton was at least partly residential. In that year my sister and I went there for our weekly French lessons with Miss Gibson, who had a very nice apartment. And the Carlton coffee shop made a delicious pea soup.

  4. Ninja Dickie Says:

    Another view from the opposite angle:

  5. Fred Stewart Says:

    Reblogged this on Oregon Real Estate Round Table.

  6. Mike Says:

    Robb name you are trying to come up with is Cornelius Hotel

  7. Says:

    I just bought a really cool skeleton key with a large key tag that says
    Portland, ORE.

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