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Built in 1910 and converted to lofts in 2003. The building is located at 1420 NW Lovejoy St. A HISTORY OF THE MARSHALL-WELLS BUILDING Marshall-Wells is a genuine 1910 industrial warehouse, with high ceilings, large windows, and original woodwork. This is a classic industrial look that other "loft" projects can only imitate. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988, the Marshall-Wells building is one of the Pearl District's last remaining industrial warehouses suitable for residential conversion. It is highly ranked in the Portland Historic Resource Inventory because it was specially engineered with an unusually solid structural system. 1643—A Douglas-fir seedling takes root that will in 1910 become one of the 92 massive support posts on the ground floor of the building. 1893—The Marshall-Wells Hardware Company is established when Albert Marshall, of Duluth, Minnesota, buys the Chapin-Wells Hardware Company, also of Duluth and gives the new business a new name. This is a wholesale company dealing in hardware, saddlery, paints, and mining and railroad supplies. 1901—The first West Coast branch of the Marshall-Wells Hardware Company opens its doors in Portland at the corner of SW 4th & Pine Street. 1910—The Company builds the first 4 stories of Warehouse #2 between 14th and 15th Avenues at NW Lovejoy. Nationally acclaimed architectural firm (Daniel) Burnham and Company of Chicago was also influential in the origin of the modern skyscraper and for many of the city of Chicago's urban planning features. 1978—The Marshall-Wells warehouse is purchased from Coast-to-Coast Stores and occupied by the Layton Creations Company, pillow manufacturers. 1999—The Marshall-Wells Company warehouse is bought by Evergreen Northern LLC of Portland; Robert Ball, owner. 2001—Re-construction begins on the historic warehouse, turning the 7-story building into 164 classic lofts.


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RMLS logo #22401385 Condominium
Listing ID: 22401385

1420 NW LOVEJOY ST #529
Portland, OR 97209
Active
$299,999
  • 1 Bed
  • 1.0 Bath
  • 777 SF
RMLS logo #22321286 Condominium
Listing ID: 22321286

1420 NW LOVEJOY ST #723
Portland, OR 97209
Active
$399,000
  • 1 Bed
  • 1.0 Bath
  • 1165 SF
RMLS logo #22696936 Condominium
Listing ID: 22696936

1420 NW LOVEJOY ST #210
Portland, OR 97209
Active
$400,000
  • 1 Bed
  • 1.0 Bath
  • 921 SF
RMLS logo #22024485 Condominium
Listing ID: 22024485

1420 NW LOVEJOY ST #725
Portland, OR 97209
Active
$430,000
  • 1 Bed
  • 1.0 Bath
  • 1140 SF
RMLS logo #22165296 Condominium
Listing ID: 22165296

1420 NW LOVEJOY ST SW #314
Portland, OR 97209
Active
$465,000
  • 2 Beds
  • 1.1 Baths
  • 1081 SF
RMLS logo #22304971 Condominium
Listing ID: 22304971

1420 NW LOVEJOY ST #521
Portland, OR 97209
Active
$511,000
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.0 Baths
  • 1107 SF
RMLS logo #22084962 Condominium
Listing ID: 22084962

1420 NW LOVEJOY ST #320
Portland, OR 97209
Active
$544,900
  • 1 Bed
  • 1.1 Baths
  • 1073 SF
RMLS logo #22139374 Condominium
Listing ID: 22139374

1420 NW LOVEJOY ST #608
Portland, OR 97209
Active
$599,900
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.0 Baths
  • 1591 SF
RMLS logo #22329137 Condominium
Listing ID: 22329137

1420 NW LOVEJOY ST #712
Portland, OR 97209
Active
$975,000
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.0 Baths
  • 1602 SF

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