Statue of Paul Bunyan (Portland, Oregon)
Paul Bunyan Statue is a 31-foot-tall (9.4 m) concrete and metal sculpture of mythical logger Paul Bunyan in the Kenton neighborhood of Portland, Oregon, United States. It was built in 1959 to commemorate the centennial of Oregon's statehood during the Centennial Exposition and International Trade Fair, which was held in the Kenton area.
Paul Bunyan Statue
The statue in 2006
|Location||SW corner of N Denver Ave. and N Interstate Ave., Portland, Oregon|
|Area||Less than 1 acre|
|Architectural style||Novelty architecture|
|NRHP reference #||08001393|
|Added to NRHP||January 28, 2009|
The sculpture was originally prominently placed at the intersection of North Interstate Avenue (then U.S. Route 99) and North Argyle Street, and now stands at the corner of North Interstate and North Denver, about 15 feet south of its original location. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in January 2009.
- "Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 1/26/09 through 1/30/09". New listings. National Park Service. February 6, 2009. Retrieved December 26, 2014.
- Oregon State Historic Preservation Office Staff; Martin, Maiya; Nelson, Bette Davis (March 19, 2008). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Paul Bunyan Statue" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved February 26, 2016. Cite journal requires
|journal=(help) (44 pages, including maps and photos)
- "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List 2009 – Weekly Highlight". National Park Service. Archived from the original on February 26, 2009. Retrieved December 26, 2014.