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Elaborate Green Mansion Sold for $60,000

Elaborate Green Mansion Sold for $60,000

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Laurelhurst History: In November 1951, the Oregonian reports the sale of the "elaborate" Green Mansion to the Bitar Brothers. The mansion was later dubbed the "Bitar Mansion" served, for a time, as the Lebanese consulate in Portland.
Laurelhurst History: In November 1951, the Oregonian reports the sale of the "elaborate" Green Mansion to the Bitar Brothers. The mansion was later dubbed the "Bitar Mansion" served, for a time, as the Lebanese consulate in Portland.

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Elaborate Green Mansion

Sold for Indicated $601000
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Laurelhurst mansion of Harry A. Green, executive of Doern.
hecher company, has been purchased by RObert A. and Fank
A. Bitar for cstin,ated S60,OOO, and will be private residence.
The .Barrv ....\. Grccnrnansion,
rcpt'oduction C(\$l has
been cstilnated as ClS S1,-
000,000, has been purchased by
Robcl't A. and Frank ..ft.... Bitar
for a price indicated to be $60,-
000,
The dwelling, sit-
\If\t€'d at 3316 S. E.
'VclS built on a four-block
LClurclhUl'st in 1926·27 by
t.he Lorenz brot her$- a t a cost of
$410,000.
The' bu\"('rs said R0bcrt Bitar
his \\:U0. and lour chilctrc-n
\\'ill tllakc the placr I their pcr-
111ancnl hOJne. Frank L. 1\1c-
Guire, realtor, represented both
6cllcr and purchasers. \
Acclaimed by sotnc architects
85 the most beautiful in the
North\vc-st, the home has seven
bedrooms. a ballroom. a solari-
linl. thrC'c-car garage and 5wirn-
nling pool besides the more con·
ventional
$30.000 Spent on Grounds
The \vere landscaped
at a cost of about 530.000, and
are set off by a 12-'!oot high
\\'rought iron entrance grill.
The saIe price \vas inrlicatC'd
by revcnue starnps affixed to
thr d('('d.
G1'0Cn for 1l1anV Yea rs
of DOflrnbeche"r
COlnpanyI largest fur-
niture plant in the \vest. and is
no\v chairnHln of the board.
ThE.' Bitar brothers have bern
associated lor the past 10 years
in building "lork as the Empire
Construction company. For 20
years prior to that they ,vere in
the grocery business.

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