Campbell Memorial

Honoring Portland Firefighters ... Past, Present & Future.

Winning Design Wins AIA Award

Design Winner

UNBUILT CITATION AWARD: David Campbell Memorial - Portland, Oregon

Firm: Whelton Architecture
Project Team: Aaron Whelton / Aleksander Novak-Zemplinski / David Suttle / Diane Deitering / Doug Sheets
Owner: David Campbell Memorial AssociationImage Credit: bioLINIA

For more information on 2010 AIA Design Award Winners, see link below.

Sponsored by the Campbell Memorial Association.

Memorial Vision

The Campbell Memorial is currently located at the corner of NW 18th and Burnside and is maintained by the David Campbell Memorial Association. Constructed in 1928, the memorial is named after Fire Chief David Campbel Read more...

Portland Potpourri: Art, Fountains, and Old Friends

Chapter “Firemen’s Memorial”

By Eugene Snyder

All donors will be provided with an acknowledgment of their tax-deductible contribution for their tax records.

History of David Campbell

Learn more about beloved Fire Chief David Campbell, who made the ultimate sacrifice protecting the citizens of Portland on June 26, 1911. Read more...

The Union Oil Fire

On June 26, 1911, an alarm came in from E. Salmon and Water Street shortly after 7:45 a.m. An oil pump at the Union Oil distributing plant had thrown a spark, igniting gas accumulated in its motor pit.