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Just Listed! Gorgeous Grande Dame of Nob Hill!

By Marissa Sainz, September 4, 2020

2234 NW JOHNSON ST , Portland, OR 97210

$1,399,900 (Sold)

  • 5 Bed
  • 3.1 Bath
  • 3624 sqft.

Portland, OR, 97210

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  • Built in 1882
  • 3624 sqft
  • $386.29/sqft
  • County: Multnomah

2234 NW Johnson,

Portland, Oregon, 97210

History blends in harmoniously with modern luxuries! The Sprague Marshall Bowie house is a registered Portland landmark, built in 1882, with all of its architectural details in place. Generous bay windows bring in natural gleaming light throughout the space. The cast iron fireplaces, picture molding, and plaster ceiling medallions remind you of its sophisticated history. A grand formal dining room with a fireplace elevates the space – perfect for dinner parties! Walking through, you are greeted with a remodeled kitchen with fresh white quartz countertops, private backyard and deck, and a downstairs ADU that provides the luxuries of today! Located walking distance from NW 23rd and NW 21st with off street parking. You can own a piece of Portland history with all the conveniences of the 21st century.

The Sprague Marshall Bowie house was built in 1882 and was originally located at NW Everett and 17th Streets.  In 1904 the home was relocated to its current location at NW Johnson and 22nd Street.  The Italianate style house is one of two of the earliest homes of the style still standing in Portland.  The Sprague Marshall Bowie house contributes to the historic character of the neighborhood and has been carefully cared for by each owner.

In 1880 the west half of Block 151, Couch’s Addition was purchased by John Marshall from Mary H Couch, youngest daughter of Captain John H Couch, pioneer sea captain and city developer.  Two years later, Captain Clark Woods Sprague, believed to be the father of John Marshall’s wife, Sarah, acquired two of the lots where he built two houses.  The Marshall family lived in the house until 1902 when it was sold to Henry A Moore, Secretary-Treasurer of Moore Investment Company.  Two years later the house was moved to its present site and sold to Charles W Bowie


5 BEDROOM | 3.1 BATH | 3,624 SQFT

MLS# 20324566

Marissa Sainz

Broker | Earth Advantage | OR


Whether you want to live in a hip Pearl District condo or a unique east side bungalow I am here to help you find the perfect home. The Pearl District and the close in surrounding neighborhoods are exciting and evolving areas and where I focus my business. It is important in our changing real estate world, where location is so vital to home buyers, to work with a neighborhood expert. We all want to live near our local grocery store and within walking distance of our favorite coffee spot, restaurants and parks. I am here to guide buyers and sellers through the process every step of the way, if you are a first time home buyer searching for the perfect starter home or looking to move as your family and lifestyle change. Marissa earned a degree in finance with a concentration in real estate from The University of Texas at Austin. Before coming to residential real estate in Portland Marissa worked for both a national and local commercial real estate firm. Around town Marissa is involved with the Women in Insurance and Financial Services Portland chapter as well as the Women's Council of REALTORS®.
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