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ed’s cafe

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While they are waiting in line, Ed Begley, Jr. tricks Fred and Carrie into eating at his cafe in Portlandia's "Brunch Village" episode. Don't be fooled by the magic of editing. Patties Home Plate Cafe where they filmed this is about five miles away from where they shot the scenes for Fisherman's Porch.

I guess it's a restaurant. It also seems like a drugstore.

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portland art museum

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The valet bike parking for the art opening in Portlandia where the valets have trouble remembering where they put Johnny Marr's bike was located in front of the Portland Art Museum's Mark Building downtown.

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oregon historical society

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Portlandia's Lewis and Clark skit was filmed at the Oregon Historical Society in downtown Portland.

Fun Fact:
Portland's founders Francis Pettygrove and Asa Lovejoy (from Portland, Maine and Boston, Massachusetts respectively) each wanted to name the future Portlandia after his home town. They flipped a coin (best two out of three) to decide which it should be, and Pettygrove won. You can see the 'Portland Penny' that kept Portland from being named Boston in the Oregon Historical Society's Museum.

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arlene schnitzer concert hall

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Fred and Carrie run past the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in downtown Portland during their Olympics protest in Portlandia.

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federal building

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Two designers in season 2 of Portlandia give a presentation at downtown Portland's Federal Building for a park to commemorate the fictional Mayor Lipsy. The 511 Federal Building, originally a post office, opened in 1919 and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

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