CELEBRATING 100 YEARS THIS WEEK!

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Early postcard of the Benson Hotel

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“The Benson” in 1920

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Portland’s Benson Hotel, briefly known as the New Oregon Hotel, opened 
March 5, 1913 at 309 Southwest Broadway. The hotel was named after the
notable businessman and philanthropist Simon Benson.
 


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                   Simon Benson
(October 2, 1852 – August 5, 1942)

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