For Lease > Dekum Building

519 SW Third Avenue Portland, Oregon 97204

  • 1,048 Square Feet – 9,744 Square Feet
  • Office
  • For Lease

Summary Description

Completed in 1891, this building as named after Frank Dekum, a prominent Portland fruit merchant, banker and real estate investor. Built in the Richardsonian Romanesque style, it is constructed entirely of Oregon materials and cost $300,000 to build at the time. During construction the masons reportedly drank beer instead of coffee. Once serving as headquarters for the city’s government in the 1890’s, the Dekum Building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. The basketball court on the fourth floor still exists from the time Weiden & Kennedy Advertising Agency had their headquarters in this building.

Area Available: 1,048 Square Feet – 9,744 Square Feet

Suite 200

8,430 RSF

Suite 300

7,412 RSF

Suite 400

5,855 RSF

Suite 500

7,149 RSF

Suite 600

8,112 RSF

Suite 801B

1,048 RSF

Suite 805

2,510 RSF


  • The CBD’s oldest office building - 77,000 SF
  • Classic Richardsonian Romanesque Architecture
  • New lobby and restroom renovations, bike storage and energy efficient mechanical systems
  • Exceptional office environment - creative space and full building atrium with great natural light
  • Walking distance to food-carts, restaurants and shopping
  • Great views of Mt. Hood & Willamette River
  • Blocks from Trimet light rail and bus mall
  • Excellent freeway access and parking
  • Rooftop deck
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