Salem, OR Photos

Salem, Oregon is a small town which is the capital of Oregon. Its downtown area boasts several heritage buildings of which the Reed Opera House is a prime example.

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Skyline of Salem with First Methodist Church, Capital Center & Franklin Building. Salem, OR.Carnegie Public Library now part of Willamette University. Salem, OR.Heritage highrise commercial building. Salem, OR.Salem First Methodist Church. Salem, OR.
Skyline of Salem with First Methodist Church, Capital Center & Franklin Building. Salem, OR.Carnegie Public Library (1912) (State Street at Winter Street SE) now part of Willamette University. Salem, OR.Heritage highrise commercial building (State Street at Winter Street SE). Salem, OR.Salem First Methodist Church (1878) (57m / 188ft) (600 State St.). Salem, OR. Architect: Cass Chapman & W.F. Boothby. On National Register.
Tower of Salem First Methodist Church. Salem, OR.Capital Center. Salem, OR.Vertical perspective of Capital Center. Salem, OR.Art Deco figures atop Capital Center. Salem, OR.
Tower of Salem First Methodist Church. Salem, OR.Capital Center (former First National Bank & Livesley Buildings) (1927) (11 floors) (388 State St.). Salem, OR. Style: Art Deco. Architect: Leigh L. Dougan + Hammond & Hammond. On National Register.Vertical perspective of Capital Center. Salem, OR.Art Deco figures atop Capital Center. Salem, OR.
Art Deco griffin atop Capital Center. Salem, OR.Art Deco angel & faces atop Capital Center. Salem, OR.Arched portal of Capital Center. Salem, OR.Franklin Building. Salem, OR.
Art Deco griffin atop Capital Center. Salem, OR.Art Deco angel & faces atop Capital Center. Salem, OR.Arched portal of Capital Center. Salem, OR.Franklin Building (1912) (6 floors) (101 High St.) (former Masonic Temple). Salem, OR. Style: Moorish. Architect: Ellis F. Lawrence.
Brickwork & decoration of Franklin Building. Salem, OR.Balconies & decoration of Franklin Building with Masonic symbols. Salem, OR.Window surround decorations of Franklin Building. Salem, OR.Elsinore Theater. Salem, OR.
Brickwork & decoration of Franklin Building. Salem, OR.Balconies & decoration of Franklin Building with Masonic symbols. Salem, OR.Window surround decorations of Franklin Building. Salem, OR.Elsinore Theater (1926) (170 High St.). Salem, OR. Style: Tudor Gothic. Architect: Lawrence & Holford. On National Register.
Gray Building. Salem, OR.Farrar Building. Salem, OR.Heritage commercial buildings. Salem, OR.Facade of heritage commercial buildings. Salem, OR.
Gray Building (1891) (105 Liberty St. NE). Salem, OR.Farrar Building (1917) (351-373 State St.). Salem, OR. Architect: Fred A. Legg. On National Register.Heritage commercial buildings (1880) (372-370 State St.). Salem, OR. On National Register.Facade of heritage commercial buildings (372 State St.). Salem, OR.
Facade of Adolph heritage commercial buildings. Salem, OR.Ladd & Bush Bank reproduced in 1960s using original cast-iron facade plus that from an identical facade from Portland. Salem, OR.Ladd & Bush Bank cast iron facade arches. Salem, OR.Ladd & Bush Bank cast iron facade. Salem, OR.
Facade of Adolph heritage commercial buildings (1880) (370 State St.). Salem, OR. On National Register.Ladd & Bush Bank (c1869) reproduced in 1960s using original cast-iron facade plus that from an identical facade from Portland. Salem, OR.Ladd & Bush Bank cast iron facade arches (c1869) (302 State St.). Salem, OR. Architect: John Nestor. On National Register.Ladd & Bush Bank cast iron facade. Salem, OR.
Ladd & Bush Bank cast iron facade decorative details. Salem, OR.Ladd & Bush Bank cast iron facade decorative corner details. Salem, OR.Columns of Ladd & Bush Bank. Salem, OR.Ladd & Bush Bank cast iron sign. Salem, OR.
Ladd & Bush Bank cast iron facade decorative details. Salem, OR.Ladd & Bush Bank cast iron facade decorative corner details. Salem, OR.Columns of Ladd & Bush Bank. Salem, OR.Ladd & Bush Bank cast iron sign. Salem, OR.
Ladd & Bush Bank cast iron column details. Salem, OR.Capital National Bank & Bush Breyman Buildings on Commercial St. Salem, OR.Capital National Bank replica of a Philadelphia Bank by architect Frank Furness. Salem, OR.Richardsonian Romanesque detail of Capital National Bank tower. Salem, OR.
Ladd & Bush Bank cast iron column details. Salem, OR.Capital National Bank & Bush Breyman Buildings on Commercial St. Salem, OR.Capital National Bank (1892) (129 Commercial St.) replica of a Philadelphia Bank by architect Frank Furness. Salem, OR.Richardsonian Romanesque detail of Capital National Bank tower. Salem, OR.
Keystone carving of Beaver Dollar $10 gold piece of 1849 on Capital National Bank Building. Salem, OR.Decorative details of Capital National Bank & Bush Breyman Buildings. Salem, OR.Bush Breyman Building. Salem, OR.Bush & Brey Block commercial building. Salem, OR.
Keystone carving of Beaver Dollar $10 gold piece of 1849 on Capital National Bank Building. Salem, OR.Decorative details of Capital National Bank & Bush Breyman Buildings. Salem, OR.Bush Breyman Building (1889) (147 Commercial St.). Salem, OR. Style: Italianate. Architect: Walter D. Pugh.Bush & Brey Block commercial building (1889) (195 Commercial St.). Salem, OR. Architect: Walter D. Pugh. On National Register.
Pearce Building. Salem, OR.Montgomery Ward, McCormack Block Addition & Reed Opera House along Liberty St. Salem, OR.Reed Opera House. Salem, OR.Facade of Reed Opera House. Salem, OR.
Pearce Building (1940) (305 Court Street NE). Salem, OR. Style: Art Moderne.Montgomery Ward, McCormack Block Addition (1902) & Reed Opera House along Liberty St. Salem, OR. On National Register.Reed Opera House (1869) (189 Liberty Street NE). Salem, OR. Architect: G.W. Rhodes. On National Register.Facade of Reed Opera House. Salem, OR.
Reed Opera House. Salem, OR.Salem Arts Building. Salem, OR.Hartfield Plaza Courthouse Square with Galaxy sculpture by Andrew Carson. Salem, OR.Marion County Courthouse. Salem, OR.
Reed Opera House. Salem, OR.Salem Arts Building (1936) (155 Liberty St.) (former Montgomery Ward). Salem, OR. Style: Colonial Revival.Hartfield Plaza Courthouse Square (2001) with Galaxy sculpture by Andrew Carson. Salem, OR.Marion County Courthouse (1954) (5 floors) (High Street NE). Salem, OR. Architect: Pietro Belluschi.
Garden of Marion County Courthouse. Salem, OR.Salem Conference Center. Salem, OR.Salem's Riverfront Park Carousel. Salem, OR.Salem's Riverfront Park Carousel with hand carved & painted horses. Salem, OR.
Garden of Marion County Courthouse. Salem, OR.Salem Conference Center (2004) (200 Commercial St. SE). Salem, OR. Architect: LMN Architects.Salem's Riverfront Park Carousel (2001) (101 Front St. NE). Salem, OR.Salem's Riverfront Park Carousel with hand carved & painted horses. Salem, OR.
White horses of Salem's Riverfront Park Carousel. Salem, OR.


White horses of Salem's Riverfront Park Carousel. Salem, OR.



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