SKIDMORE HISTORIC DISTRICT
The Skidmore Historic District is a local and national treasure for its rich history and exceptional architecture. The District is considered crucial to the City of Portland’s character and includes one of the finest collections of cast-iron façades in the nation. The bronze Skidmore Fountain is known as Portland’s oldest piece of public art.
The District has adopted strict design guidelines to ensure that new development and renovations to existing buildings maintain the integrity and enhance the quality of the Skidmore/Old Town District.