Cast Iron Portland
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Visitor information for remaining cast iron buildings in Portland
Future of Cast Iron Architecture: A Guidebook for Visitors, c. 2021 (pdf, 1.7MB)

The Design Evolution of Cast-Iron Pilasters, by Bernadette Niederer (excerpt from "Cast Iron Storefronts of Oregon," Master's Thesis, University of Oregon, 2006; pdf, 97kb)

Information about the Oswego Iron Company, which still stands in Lake Oswego, OR:
Information about cast iron architecture from Washington State Dept. of Archaeology and Historic Preservation: