Gilbert Building (Portland, Oregon)

Gilbert
Title
Gilbert Building (Portland, Oregon)
LC Subject
Architecture, American Architecture--United States
Alternative
Taylor Hotel (Portland, Oregon)
Creator
Deane, Lionel D. Krumbein, Justus
Photographer
Shellenbarger, Michael
Creator Display
Lionel D. Deane (architect, 1861-1938) Justus F. Krumbein (architect, 1847-1907)
Description
This image is included in Building Oregon: Architecture of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, a digital collection which provides documentation about the architectural heritage of the Pacific Northwest.
View
exterior
Provenance
Design Library, University of Oregon Libraries
Temporal
1890-1899
Work Type
architecture (object genre) built works views (visual works) exterior views hotels (public accommodations) office buildings facilities, commercial mercantiles (buildings) stores
Location
Portland >> Washington County Multnomah County >> Oregon >> West >> United States Oregon >> West >> United States United States
Date
1893
View Date
1985
Identifier
pna_15574.jpg
Item Locator
Shellenbarger Collection, G:19 98-08621
Rights
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
Rights Holder
University of Oregon
Source
Gift of Michael Shellenbarger
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Set
Building Oregon
Primary Set
Building Oregon
Institution
University of Oregon
Note
Lionel Deane was born in Nova Scotia, Canada, in 1861 and immigrated to the US in 1866. After working in Los Angeles, he came to Portland in 1889. where he worked as a draftsman for Justus Krumbein until 1892. In 1893 he started his own practice. From 1899 to 1903 he partnered with architect James Kollofrath in San Francisco. In 1906, Deane led local architectural efforts to rebuild San Francisco after the earthquake and fire. In 1911 he returned to Portland to work on the Washington Hotel. An article in the Morning Oregonian (Feb. 12, 1911) states that Deane designed a number of important buildings in Portland, including the Perkins Hotel (1891), St. Vincent's Hospital, Gilbert Building, A. O. U. W. Temple (1892), and the dome of the State Capitol at Salem. Some of these works are properly credit to Krumbein as Deane was an employee of Krumbein during their creation. The Gilbert Building, however, dates from 1893 when Deane was working independently of Krumbein. In 1912, Deane was arrested with about a dozen others in the Portland vice scandal of November 1912 which targeted homosexuals, but he was released for lack of evidence. According to census records, he was living in New York City with in 1920 where he died in 1938.