What is so special about Pittock Mansion?

What is so special about Pittock Mansion?

Built in 1914, Pittock Mansion tells the story of Portland’s transformation from pioneer town to modern, industrialized city through the history and legacy of one its most influential families.

What is Pittock Mansion made of?

Tenino Sandstone
The mansion was originally built in 1914 as a private home for London-born Oregonian publisher Henry Pittock and his wife, Georgiana Burton Pittock. It is a 46-room estate built of Tenino Sandstone situated on 46 acres (19 ha) that is now owned by the city’s Bureau of Parks and Recreation and open for touring.

How much does the Pittock Mansion cost?

$11 for adults
Admission costs $11 for adults, $8 for kids ages 6 to 18 and is free for children 5 and younger; discounts are also available for senior citizens and students. For more information on hours and special events at the mansion, visit the attraction’s website.

Is Pittock Mansion worth visiting?

Fascinating house design, spectacular gardens and view, generally informative displays/signage. It is worth the tour and the setting is spectacular.

Does anyone live in Pittock Mansion?

BUILDING A GRACIOUS HOME The couple only lived in the Mansion for roughly four years before they died. Family continued to live in the home into the 1950s. The last residents, grandson Peter Gantenbein and his father, Edward, moved out in 1958 and put the Mansion up for sale.

Is Pittock Mansion air conditioned?

Pittock Mansion had thermostats and a pneumatic controller instead. Air conditioning didn’t exist in the mansion: the house relied on natural convection for cooling.

Can you take photos at Pittock Mansion?

PHOTOGRAPHY POLICY Visitors are welcome to take photos of Pittock Mansion as well as casual commemorative photos of each other. No flash photography indoors. Pittock Mansion staff or contracted photographers may photograph or film visitors to the museum.

How old is the Pittock Mansion?

108Pittock Mansion / Age (c. 1914)

Can you get married at Pittock Mansion?

Pittock Mansion is a historic house museum and is not available to rent for weddings or private events. As a benefit of our Corporate Membership, businesses are allowed to host a one-time event based on availability and subject to approval.

Can you see the sunrise from Pittock Mansion?

Description. 180 Degree City Views and great for a Sunrise/Sunset.

Can you take pictures at Pittock Mansion?

Visitors are welcome to take photos of the interior of Pittock Mansion as well as casual commemorative photos of each other.

Can you walk around Pittock Mansion?

There is a fee to tour the inside of the mansion, but it is free to stroll around the gardens designed by C.C. Colburn.

Can you see Mt Hood from Pittock Mansion?

Pittock Mansion has one of the best views in town. Nestled high in the West Hills, Pittock Mansion’s viewpoint overlooks Portland’s skyline from 1,000 feet up. On a clear day, enjoy vistas of five Cascade Mountains: Mount Hood, Mount St. Helens, Mount Adams, Mount Rainer, and Mount Jefferson.

Can you go to Pittock Mansion after hours?

Pittock Mansion is currently open Thursday through Monday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. From June through Labor Day, the mansion is open an extra hour each day, until 5 p.m. Pittock Mansion is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day, and the entire month of January.