A VIEW OF SW 10th AND WASHINGTON IN 1913

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Construction begins on a three-story sub-basement for the Pittock Block, 
that would eventually house the Northwestern Electric Company’s electric
sub-station and west side distribution plant. Portland newspaper publisher Henry Pittock’s home was originally on the site before construction began. 

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Henry Lewis Pittock (March 1, 1835 – January 28, 1919)

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