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Bend in Deschutes County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

O'Donnell Building

Built 1912

 
 
O'Donnell Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 8, 2020
1. O'Donnell Building Marker
Inscription.  The facade styling of this building was ambitious for the time and it helped to popularize the unique brick used as the building material. The bricks were made of clay for the Bend Brickyard west of town and fire white sand from the Ice Caves south of Bend. The bricks quickly became a status symbol for the building boom of the decade.
 
Erected by Deschutes Historical Museum. (Marker Number B26.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Bend Heritage Walk series list.
 
Location. 44° 3.561′ N, 121° 18.836′ W. Marker is in Bend, Oregon, in Deschutes County. Marker is on Northwest Wall Street near Northwest Oregon Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 933 Northwest Wall Street, Bend OR 97701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. N.P Smith Pioneer Hardware (a few steps from this marker); Sather Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Buchwalter's (within shouting distance
O'Donnell Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 8, 2020
2. O'Donnell Building and Marker
The marker is located above the hood on the automobile on the right.
of this marker); Pine Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Pringle Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); Tower Theatre (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Goodwillie-Allen-Rademacher House (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bend.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 10, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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