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Telegram Building after renovation was completed in 2004
Telegram was built in 1922 to house Portland's Evening Telegram newspaper.
Original news room in the 1920s.
The newsroom was abuzz with activity in the 1920s when the Portland Evening Telegram newspaper worked out of the building.
Original pressroom was in the basement until the paper closed and building was sold in the 1930s.
Aerial view of the building before renovation.
Aerial view shows the crane in place as construction begins on the new penthouse floor located behind the clock tower.
Facade and clock tower work beings to restore the building's original look.
Rehabiltation included restoring the facade and preserving the original windows.
Telegram's distinctive look includes its 48 foot clock tower which is neighborhood landmark.
The clock tower was neglected and clock no longer kept the time.
Restored clock and tower includes returning the dome to its original copper finish.
New entry on SW 11th Avenue offers tenants easy access to the upper floors and beautiful finishes.
Inside before rehab was in need of restoration and updating.
Telegram two-story lobby and grand staircase to the upper floors.
In the lobby, translucent art glass was placed in the existing light well panels to allow natural light in and maintain privacy between the Telegram and its neighboring building.
Side view displays the historic windows that the rehabilitation preserved.